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Jane Austen's world : the life and times of England's most popular author

Author: Maggie Lane
Publisher: [London, England] : Carlton Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents Jane Austen's life and works in a beautifully illustrated volume, taking a thematic, all-encompassing look at this most brilliant of writers and the society that shaped her work"--Front dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maggie Lane
ISBN: 9781780972879 1780972873
OCLC Number: 812688622
Notes: "Published to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Pride and prejudice"--Cover.
Originally published: 1996.
Includes index.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology: Jane Austen's life --
Who was Jane Austen? --
Daily life in Jane Austen's England --
Society and the spirit of the age --
The visual world --
The immortal Jane Austen.
Responsibility: Maggie Lane.

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is one of the most popular novelists in the English language. This book reveals her private life and the world she inhabited, a time when  Read more...

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