Jane Austen and Crime


This book shows the crimes Jane Austen included in her novels, puts them into the context of the Georgian age, and examines, for the first time, the symbolism and morality of crime and punishment in her fiction. It shows how Jane Austen's contemporaries would have reacted to these crimes and how they would have been punished.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Madison, WI
Publication year:
  • 2006