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Jane Austen

Author: Brian Wilks
Publisher: London ; New York : Hamlyn, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated biography of the witty English novelist, with stories of her accomplished family and her times, the era of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Wilks
ISBN: 060030356X 9780600303565
OCLC Number: 4327964
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, genealogical table, map, music, portraits (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction: the eventful life --
England 1775-1817 --
A Hampshire family --
World events impinge --
Jane --
The early writing: 1787-1793 --
The betweenities and the history of England --
Hampshire society --
Young men and women --
The novels in solution --
Bath --
1801 to 1806 --
James and Henry --
Edward, Frank and Charles --
Nephews and nieces --
Chawton in Hampshire: 1808-1817 --
Public acclaim --
The final year.
Responsibility: Brian Wilks.

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An illustrated biography of the witty English novelist, with stories of her accomplished family and her times, the era of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars.

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