Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World

Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World - Claire Harman In this lively and fascinating book, Claire Harman traces the trajectory of Jane Austen's reputation, both within her family and among the larger public, from her earliest writing, which was read aloud and passed between family members, through "Dear Aunt Jane" of the early 1900s, and ending with her twenty-first century status as literary icon and Hollywood phenomenon.