Joan Aiken

Standard Name: Aiken, Joan
Birth Name: Joan Delano Aiken
Indexed Name: Joan Delano Aiken
Married Name: Joan Delano Brown
Married Name: Joan Delano Goldstein
JA was a popular and successful later twentieth-century writer of short stories and longer fictions for children, most of which are fantasies or have strong supernatural or mystery elements. She also wrote adult novels (both thrillers and romances), and last of all of a series of sequels to novels by Jane Austen .
Black-and-white photograph of Joan Aiken, who is standing between two large columns, 19 October 1984.
"Joan Aiken" by Express / Stringer, 1984-10-19. Retrieved from This image is licensed under the GETTY IMAGES CONTENT LICENCE AGREEMENT.
Black and white photo of Joan Aiken. She stands in front of iron railings like a park fence, with trees behind it. She wears a turtleneck, blazer, and necklace, and has a stern or serious look.
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Textual Production Elizabeth Goudge
Here Goudge appears in eclectic company: with, among others, Joan Aiken , Stephen King , and Edgar Allan Poe .
Textual Production Sheenagh Pugh
This subject provides her with an unusual angle on intertextuality: SP investigates not only the proliferation of sequels to Jane Austen novels (by Joan Aiken , Emma Tennant , and many others) but also the...


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