Chapter 4. Texts and Editions

  1. Claudia L. Johnson Chair and
  2. Clara Tuite Senior Lecturer
  1. Brian Southam

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch4

A Companion to Jane Austen

A Companion to Jane Austen

How to Cite

Southam, B. (2009) Texts and Editions, in A Companion to Jane Austen (eds C. L. Johnson and C. Tuite), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305968.ch4

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149099

Online ISBN: 9781444305968

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Keywords:

  • texts and editions - history of Austen's texts - relatively uncomplicated;
  • earliest Editions, Britain and America, 1811–33;
  • Bentley Years, 1832–93;
  • growing market 1840–1923;
  • R. W. Chapman and the Oxford Edition 1923;
  • rise of the student edition;
  • Cambridge edition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Earliest Editions, Britain and America, 1811–33

  • The Bentley Years, 1832–93

  • The Growing Market 1840–1923

  • R. W. Chapman and the Oxford Edition, 1923

  • The Rise of the Student Edition

  • The Cambridge Edition

  • Further Reading