She Played and Sang: Jane Austen and Music (Hardcover)

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Jane Austen, widely acclaimed as one of the greatest English novelists, possessed another talent that enriched her life and work - music. She played and sang draws on the newly digitised music books of the Austen family, granting us a deeper understanding of the writer's artistic prowess and the influences that shaped her literary masterpieces.

About the Author


Gillian Dooley is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in English at Flinders University. She has published and presented internationally on Jane Austen, and as a singer she has curated programmes of music from Austen's personal collection since 2007. She has appeared on Australian Broadcasting Corporation's The Book Show and The Minefield as an expert on Austen. Her most recent books are Matthew Flinders: The Man behind the Map and Listening to Iris Murdoch: Music, Sounds, and Silences (both 2022).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781526170101
ISBN-10: 1526170108
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication Date: March 5th, 2024
Pages: 344
Language: English