Chapter 13. Sanditon and the Book

  1. Claudia L. Johnson Chair and
  2. Clara Tuite Senior Lecturer
  1. George Justice Dean Associate Professor

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch13

A Companion to Jane Austen

A Companion to Jane Austen

How to Cite

Justice, G. (2009) Sanditon and the Book, in A Companion to Jane Austen (eds C. L. Johnson and C. Tuite), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch13

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. University of Missouri, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149099

Online ISBN: 9781444305968



  • Sanditon and the Book - “Fragment of a Novel written by Jane Austen”;
  • in Sanditon Austen revises portions of her earlier work as she rethinks, in darker terms, the pervasiveness of print in her culture;
  • Eighteenth-Century Collections Online (ECCO);
  • Sanditon providing the basis for an excellent motion picture;
  • Sir Edward Denham - John Halperin calls him one of Austen's most brilliant creations


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Further Reading