Jane Austen, The Secret Radical
By Helena Kelly
Published by Icon Books
An iconoclastic re-evaluation of one English Literature’s most celebrated novelists.Uncovering a radical, spirited and political engaged Austen, Jane Austen, The Secret Radical will encourage you to read Jane, all over again.
Helena Kelly holds degrees in Classics and English from Oxford and King’s College London. She teaches Austen at an Oxford summer school, and for a programme for American visiting students in Bath. Jane Austen, The Secret Radical is her first book.
‘A sublime piece of literary detective work that shows us once and for all how to be precisely the sort of reader that Austen deserves.’ Caroline Criado-Perez, Guardian