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Personal aspects of Jane Austen. by Mary Augusta Austen-Leigh

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English


  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1920 ed. published by J. Murray, London.

LC ClassificationsPR4036 .A85 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 169 p.
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5045024M
ISBN 100841429723
LC Control Number74005080

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  English novelist Jane Austen (–) wrote about unremarkable people in unremarkable situations of everyday life, and yet she shaped such material into remarkable works of art. The economy, precision, and wit of her prose style; the shrewd, amused sympathy expressed toward her characters; and the skillfulness of her characterization and storytelling continue to enchant readers. Jane Austen (/ ˈ ɒ s t ɪ n, ˈ ɔː s-/; 16 December – 18 July ) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Austen's plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favourable social standing and economic security.   Jane Austen completed only six official works during her lifetime. While this may present something of a seemingly limited representation of her talents, today each work is well-known and recognized around the globe, highly regarded for their clear messages delivered by a . Emma, fourth novel by Jane Austen, published in three volumes in Set in Highbury, England, in the early 19th century, the novel centers on Emma Woodhouse, a precocious young woman whose misplaced confidence in her matchmaking abilities occasions several romantic misadventures.

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