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Author Scheinman, Ted, 1985- author.

Title Camp Austen : my life as an accidental Jane Austen superfan / Ted Scheinman.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
©2018
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    823 Austen,J SCH    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 160 pages ; 19 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Prelude: Juvenilia -- A shared inheritance -- Dressing the part -- Table talk -- Theatricals -- The ball.
Summary "Ted Scheinman spent his childhood eating Yorkshire pudding, singing in an Anglican choir, and watching Laurence Olivier as Mr. Darcy. As the son of a devoted Jane Austen scholar, this seemed normal. Despite his attempts to leave his mother's world behind, he found himself in grad school organizing the first ever University of North Carolina Jane Austen Summer Camp, a weekend-long event that falls somewhere between an academic conference and superfan extravaganza."--Back cover.
Subject Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Appreciation -- United States.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Scheinman, Ted, 1985-
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Department of English.
Jane Austen Society of North America.
ISBN 9780865478213 (paperback)
086547821X (paperback)

 
    
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