Introduction Note on the Text Select Bibliography A Chronology of Jane Austen Sanditon Explanatory Notes
Kathryn Sutherland is the editor of Austen-Leigh's Memoir of Jane Austen and Other Family Recollections and Jane Austen's Teenage Writings for the Oxford World's Classics. She has created a digitial edition of Jane Austen's Fiction Manuscripts (2012), the print edition published by OUP in 2017. She is the author of Jane Austen's Textual Lives: from Aeschylus to Bollywood (OUP, 2005).
A terrific introduction by Kathryn Sutherland, Professor of English Literature at St Anne's College, goes further in explaining the rage of the seaside during Austen's life time, but also how it allows Austen here to conjure up a cast of colourful, uncertain characters as tangy as vinegary fish and chips. * Richard Lofthouse, Quad *