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Sister novelists : the trailblazing Porter sisters, who paved the way for Austen and the Brontës

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text Sister novelists : the trailblazing Porter sisters, who paved the way for Austen and the Brontës

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Summary
"Before the Brontë sisters picked up their pens, or Jane Austen's heroines Elizabeth and Jane Bennet became household names, the literary world was celebrating a different pair of sisters: Jane and Anna Maria Porter. The Porters--exact contemporar... Read more
Contents
Five fatherless Porter children (1779-90) -- London's Covent Garden and Maria's teenage tales (1790-96) -- Two girls masquerading as society gentlemen : Jane's and Maria's early fictions and the Caulfield brothers (1794-97) -- In spite of the prud... Read more
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xx, 555 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing 2022

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Woodmere (Main Branch) 920 LOO in New Non-fiction Available

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