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Deirdre Le Faye (1933–2020)

Autor(a) de Jane Austen: The World of Her Novels

10+ Works 1,004 Membros 20 Reviews 2 Favorited

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Obras de Deirdre Le Faye

Associated Works

Emma (1815) — Introdução, algumas edições38,524 cópias, 507 resenhas
Persuasion (1817) — Introdução, algumas edições29,048 cópias, 531 resenhas
Northanger Abbey (1817) — Editor, algumas edições; Editor, algumas edições21,912 cópias, 417 resenhas
Jane Austen's Letters (1884) — Editor; Editor, algumas edições927 cópias, 6 resenhas
The History of England (1791) — Contribuinte, algumas edições591 cópias, 11 resenhas
Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters: A Family Record (1870) — Editor, algumas edições307 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, 1st edition (1997) — Contribuinte — 270 cópias, 2 resenhas
Jane Austen in context (2005) — Contribuinte — 86 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, 2nd edition (2011) — Contribuinte — 61 cópias, 1 resenha
Reminiscences of Caroline Austen (1986) — Editor, algumas edições11 cópias
Notes and Queries, Vol 47, Issue 3, September 2000 (2000) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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An interesting look at food culture in Georgian/Regency England, accompanied by dozens of contemporary recipes each with a modern "translation" to allow you to cook your own if you so please. I have to admit that I'm highly unlikely to ever try any of them myself—even in modernised form, many of them seem really fussy and time-consuming, and the flavour profiles preferred by the average member of the Georgian gentry seem quite different from my own. (The inclusion of photographs of the various dishes might have helped to whet the appetite more.) However, still fascinating to dip into, and full of interesting little nuggets of information—such as the fact that Austen's contemporaries were as likely to use the still-rare potato in sweet as they were in savoury dishes.… (mais)
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siriaeve | outras 3 resenhas | Jan 2, 2023 |
Any fan of Jane Austen's novels would do well to read, or at least sample, this book. Austen's work is the story of domestic life of her time, and this book provides a lot of useful information about an important context of her novels: food, meals, and dining. What is a nuncheon? How do cooks cope without refrigeration? And how, specifically, does one prepare many of the foods familiar to Austen's world? This book addresses these questions, in a well-written and well-researched style. It is physically attractive, and soundly based on contemporaneous records and recipes ('receipts') of the time, although these were recorded in ways foreign to us.… (mais)
 
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oatleyr | outras 3 resenhas | Aug 22, 2020 |
I didn't enjoy this as much as I thought I would, mostly because I already knew a lot of the information presented. If I knew less about the subject I think I would have found this a more rewarding read. I am giving it an extra star because of all the pretty, pretty pictures.

I also enjoyed Le Faye's little speculations about what might have happened to the characters in the novels after the ending.
 
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GaylaBassham | outras 11 resenhas | May 27, 2018 |
I didn't enjoy this as much as I thought I would, mostly because I already knew a lot of the information presented. If I knew less about the subject I think I would have found this a more rewarding read. I am giving it an extra star because of all the pretty, pretty pictures.

I also enjoyed Le Faye's little speculations about what might have happened to the characters in the novels after the ending.
 
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gayla.bassham | outras 11 resenhas | Nov 7, 2016 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
10
Also by
11
Membros
1,004
Popularidade
#25,690
Avaliação
4.1
Resenhas
20
ISBNs
26
Idiomas
1
Favorito
2

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