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Jane Austen

Author (16-Dec-1775 — 18-Jul-1817)


James Edward Austen-Leigh. A Memoir of Jane Austen, by Her Nephew. London: Richard Bentley. 1870. 236pp.

William Austen-Leigh; Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh (editors). Jane Austen: Her Life and Letters: A Family Record. London: Smith, Elder & Co.. 1913. 437pp.

Frank W. Bradbrook. Jane Austen and Her Predecessors. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1966. 179pp.

David Cecil. A Portrait of Jane Austen. London: Constable. 1978. 208pp.

R. W. Chapman. Jane Austen: Facts & Problems. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. 1948. 232pp.

Irene Collins. Jane Austen and the Clergy. London: The Hambledon Press. 1994. 242pp.

Wendy A. Craik. Jane Austen: The Six Novels. London: Methuen. 1965. 210pp.

Christopher Gillie. A Preface to Jane Austen. London: Longman. 1974. 171pp.

Audrey Hawkridge. Jane and Her Gentlemen: Jane Austen and the Men in Her Life and Novels. London: Peter Owen Publishers. 2000. 208pp.

Maggiel Lane. Jane Austen's World: The Life and Times of England's Most Popular Author. UK: Carlton. 1996.

Mary Lascelles. Jane Austen and Her Art. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. 1939. 225pp.

Marvin Mudrick. Jane Austen: Irony as Defense and Discovery. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. 1952. 267pp.

Jo Alyson Parker. The Author's Inheritance: Henry Fielding, Jane Austen, and the Establishment of the Novel. Northern Illinois University Press. 1998. 238pp.

Mary Poovey. The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, and Jane Austen. University of Chicago Press. 1984. 287pp.

Brian C. Southam (editor). Jane Austen: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge. 1968.

Janis P. Stout. Strategies of Reticence: Silence and Meaning in the Works of Jane Austen, Willa Cather, Katherine Anne Porter, and Joan Didion. University of Virginia Press. 1994. 228pp.

Andrew H. Wright. Jane Austen's Novels: A Study in Structure. London: Chatto & Windus. 1953. 210pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.27)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.81)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.15)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.30)

  11. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.15)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.65)

  13. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.30)

  14. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.14)

  15. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.23-25)

  16. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.40)

  17. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.27)

  18. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.36)

  19. Legends in Their Own Time (p.13)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.17)

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