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Plotting Jane Austen: heritage sites as fictional worlds in the literary tourist's imagination

Orr, Ashley


Fans seeking engagement with Jane Austen and her fictional creations seek out heritage locations linked both temporally and geographically to her life and works. This article adopts a multidisciplinary framework that triangulates fan studies, literary criticism, and heritage studies to analyse three Austen-linked fan spaces: Chawton Cottage (Austen's former home and now a museum), Lyme Park ('Pemberley' in B.B.C.'s 1995 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice), and two Austen-themed literary walks. I...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Heritage Studies
DOI: 10.1080/13527258.2017.1378911


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