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The Resource Camp Austen : my life as an accidental Jane Austen superfan, Ted Scheinman

Camp Austen : my life as an accidental Jane Austen superfan, Ted Scheinman

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Camp Austen : my life as an accidental Jane Austen superfan
Title
Camp Austen
Title remainder
my life as an accidental Jane Austen superfan
Statement of responsibility
Ted Scheinman
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
A raucous audiobook tour through the world of Mr. Darcy imitations, tailored gowns, and tipsy ballroom dancing. The son of a devoted Jane Austen scholar, Ted Scheinman spent his childhood summers eating Yorkshire pudding, singing in an Anglican choir, and watching Laurence Olivier as Mr. Darcy. Determined to leave his mother's world behind, he nonetheless found himself in grad school organizing the first ever UNC-Chapel Hill Jane Austen Summer Camp, a weekend-long event that sits somewhere between an academic conference and superfan extravaganza. While the long tradition of Austen devotees includes the likes of Henry James and E. M. Forster, it is at the conferences and reenactments where Janeism truly lives. In Camp Austen, Scheinman tells the story of his indoctrination into this enthusiastic world and his struggle to shake his mother's influence while navigating hasty theatrical adaptations, undaunted scholars in cravats, and unseemly petticoat fittings. In a haze of morning crumpets and restrictive tights, Scheinman delivers a hilarious and poignant survey of one of the most enduring and passionate literary coteries in history. Combining clandestine journalism with frank memoir, academic savvy with insider knowledge, Camp Austen is perhaps the most comprehensive study of Austen that can also be heard in a single sitting. Brimming with stockings, culinary etiquette, and scandalous dance partners, this is summer camp like you've never seen it before
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1985-
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Scheinman, Ted
Dewey number
823/.7
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Ted Scheinman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1985-
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Scheinman, Ted
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  • Austen, Jane
  • Austen, Jane
  • Scheinman, Ted
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Jane Austen Society of North America
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Camp Austen : my life as an accidental Jane Austen superfan, Ted Scheinman
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unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12306238
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 44 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781427295613
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT12306238
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
12306238
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Camp Austen : my life as an accidental Jane Austen superfan, Ted Scheinman
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12306238
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 44 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427295613
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12306238
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12306238
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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