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Bitch In a Bonnet: Reclaiming Jane Austen from the Stiffs, the Snobs, the Simps and the Saps (Volume 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,080. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
Novelist Rodi launches a broadside against the depiction of Jane Austen as "the inventor and mother goddess of 'chick lit.'" Instead he sees her as "the most unsparing satirist of her century." In this volume, he combs through her final three novels with the aim of charting her growth as both a novelist and a humorist, and of shattering the notion that she’s a romantic of any kind.
Naples: Life, Death & Miracles vol. 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 160,450. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
This is volume 1 (A-D) of the second edition of the four-volume encyclopedia, Naples: Life, Death & Miracles. The entire 4-volume set contains 690 separate essays, anecdotes and observations about Naples, Italy. The entries are relatively short, averaging fewer than 1000 words each.
Bitch In a Bonnet: Reclaiming Jane Austen from the Stiffs, the Snobs, the Simps and the Saps (Volume 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,360. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
Novelist Rodi launches a broadside against the depiction of Jane Austen as "the inventor and mother goddess of 'chick lit.'" Instead he sees her as "the most unsparing satirist of her century." In this volume, he combs through her first three novels with the aim of charting her growth as both a novelist and a humorist, and of shattering the notion that she’s a romantic of any kind.