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Austen, Jane 1775-1817

Overview
Works: 5,406 works in 27,607 publications in 45 languages and 660,308 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Novels  Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Satire  Love stories 
Subject Headings: Novelists, English  Women novelists, English 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Honoree, Dedicatee, Editor, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Publications about Jane Austen
Publications by Jane Austen
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Most widely held works by Jane Austen
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Book )
3,644 editions published between 1456 and 2015 in 39 languages and held by 36,810 libraries worldwide
In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Book )
2,777 editions published between 1815 and 2015 in 27 languages and held by 30,288 libraries worldwide
Austen's last novel is the crowning achievement of her matchless career. Her heroine, Anne Elliot, a woman of integrity, breeding and great depth of emotion, stands in stark contrast to the brutality and hypocrisy of Regency England. Includes a new Introduction by Margaret Drabble, famed novelist and editor of The Oxford Companion to the English Language
Emma by Jane Austen( Book )
2,151 editions published between 1815 and 2015 in 37 languages and held by 24,360 libraries worldwide
Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Book )
1,409 editions published between 1800 and 2015 in 27 languages and held by 14,720 libraries worldwide
When a poor cousin, Fannie Price, comes to live at the estate of the sophisticated Bertram family, she suffers from the condescension of her haughty relatives and from the hopeless love she bears for their youngest son. Life becomes even more complicated when she is forced into a rivalry with a charming and vivacious newcomer. Fannie will have to question her most cherished beliefs about herself and her world as she struggles to make a home for herself. Displaying Austen's characteristic irony and perception, Mansfield Park delivers a scathing attack on social conventions that earned it a reputation as her most controversial novel
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )
769 editions published between 1811 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 10,034 libraries worldwide
With Mr. Dashwood's death, his wife and two daughters, Elinor and Marianne, must accustom themselves to genteel poverty. When Marianne meets the man of her dreams, everyone expects a marriage; unaccountably, he rejects her, with devastating effect. It falls to Elinor, the sensible elder sister, to pick up the pieces, while harboring a secret longing of her own. In Sense and Sensibility, the warmth between two very different sisters contrasts with Austen's deliciously precise observation of vanity, selfishness and snobbery
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
375 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 8,109 libraries worldwide
In early nineteenth century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters
Emma by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
295 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 5,068 libraries worldwide
Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
227 editions published between 1811 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,044 libraries worldwide
Elinor and Marianne Dashwood are two strikingly different sisters. Both are in love -- Elinor with respectable Edward Ferrars and Marianne with John Willoughby, attractive but very unsuitable. But when they find out that both men are engaged to other women, the agonizing struggle between head and heart begins
The complete novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen( Book )
181 editions published between 1811 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,912 libraries worldwide
Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
181 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,537 libraries worldwide
Anne Elliot passes up an opportunity for happiness when she declines a match in marriage in hopes of bettering her position. Beauty fades as seven years pass, when her former love returns a wealthier man. Anne finds herself slighted and all traces of their former intimacy gone. Mishaps and mischief mount as the pair tempt fate in this comic story of love
The novels of Jane Austen : the text based on collation of the early editions by Jane Austen( Book )
326 editions published between 1816 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,137 libraries worldwide
This set provides the definitive text of Austen's six great comic masterpieces and her minor works (the latter include three high-spirited efforts written at about age fifteen; a charming fragment, The Watsons , which has been thought to be a sketch for Emma ; and a tantalizing fragment, Sanditon , written in the last year of her life). All six volumes feature splendid early 19th-century illustrations as well as Chapman's detailed explanatory notes. Chapman has collated all the editions published in the author's lifetime and previously unpublished manuscripts, establishing an authoritative text that retains the punctuation, the spelling, and division into volumes of the originals. In addition, at the end of each work he supplies notes on textual matters and appendixes on such matters as the modes of address, or characters, or carriages and travel, as these seem warranted by the text. - Publisher
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
162 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,026 libraries worldwide
"When Catherine Morland, a country clergyman's daughter, is invited to spend a season in Bath with the fashionable high society, little does she imagine the delights and perils that await her. Captivated and disconcerted by what she finds, and introduced to the joys of 'Gothic novels' by her new friend, Isabella, Catherine longs for mystery and romance. When she is invited to stay with the beguiling Henry Tilney and his family at Northanger Abbey, she expects mystery and intrigue at every turn. However, the truth turns out to be even stranger than fiction ..."--Container
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
145 editions published between 1814 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,735 libraries worldwide
Mansfield Park is the study of three families: the Bertrams, the Crawfords, and the Prices. At its center is Fanny Price, a poor relation adopted into the family of her rich uncle Thomas Bertram, and condescendingly treated. Only her cousin Edmund, a young clergyman, appreciates her fine qualities, and Fanny falls in love with him. Unfortunately, he is drawn to the shallow and worldly Mary Crawford. Fanny's quiet passivity, steadfast loyalty, and natural goodness are matched against the wit and brilliance of her lovely rival. Jane Austen skillfully uses her characters' emotional relationships to explore the social and moral values by which they attempt to order their lives
Lady Susan ; The Watsons ; Sanditon by Jane Austen( Book )
290 editions published between 1871 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 2,356 libraries worldwide
These three short works show Jane Austen experimenting with a variety of different literary stayles, from melodrama to satire, and exploring a range of social classes and settings
The Watsons; Jane Austen's fragment continued and completed by John Coates by Jane Austen( Book )
130 editions published between 1804 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,787 libraries worldwide
"This fragment of a novel was written by Jane Austin about 1803-1805, but was not published until 1871, as part of James Edward Austen-Leigh's Memoir (Jane Austen had left it untitled; the title "The Watsons" was provided by Austen-Leigh). It describes Emma Watson's return, after a long absence, to her family, who are on the lower financial fringes of the "genteel". It is not clear why Jane Austen did not continue this fragment - perhaps because of her father's death; or because she was discouraged by the fact that after she succeed in selling her first novel (Susan, an earlier version of Northanger Abbey, for a nominal sum in 1803), the publisher decided not to publish after all, and sat on the manuscript; or because she did not want to sustain the tone of almost "painful realism" (according to Jenkins) with which she had begun."
Love and freindship [sic] and other early works by Jane Austen( Book )
111 editions published between 1790 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,579 libraries worldwide
When a noble youth arrives unannounced to request the hand of the matchless Laura, it seems their future is one of contentment and bliss -- that is until his family learn of the marriage and, one by one, they reject the new bride. So begins the series of unspeakable events that Laura must confront and overcome, by way of the occasional fainting fit and bout of delirium. Tragedy and comedy here go hand in hand as a very foolish young heroine is placed at the centre of Jane Austen's early satire on drawing-room society. Written as a series of letters, 'Love and Friendship' is a delicious romp through the highs and lows of a young girl's lot in life and a precursor of Austen's later works of genius. It is accompanied by 'The Three Sisters', another expertly crafted epistolary novel, and the brilliant 'A Collection of Letters' which has been described by Fay Weldon as 'five just about perfect short stories'
Emma; an authoritative text, backgrounds, reviews, and criticism by Jane Austen( Book )
29 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,561 libraries worldwide
Emma tries to impose her match making ideas on everyone and finds that sometimes she should desist
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )
103 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
When two sisters appear to be deserted by the young men they had intended to marry, the stage is set for a delicious comedy of manners that not only showcases Austen's perception, humor and incomparable prose, but offers a splendid glimpse of upper and middle-class English society of the early 19th century
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )
69 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
Two sisters, one practical and conventional and the other emotional and sentimental, find that only through compromise of their mutual differences can they get along
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( visu )
39 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 243 libraries worldwide
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Ao-ssu-ting 1775-1817
Ao-ssu-ting, Chien 1775-1817
Aosiding 1775-1817
Aosiding, Jian 1775-1817
Āsṭin̲, Jēn̲ 1775-1817
Austen, J.
Austen J. 1775-1817
Austen, Jane
Austen, John
Austenová, Jane 1775-1817
Ceyn Ostin
Džeina Ostina
Iane Austen
Ioanna Austen
Jane Austen
Jane Austen angielska pisarka
Jane Austen britische Schriftstellerin
Jane Austen britisk forfatter
Jane Austen Brits schrijver
Jane Austen femme de lettres britannique
Jane Austen novelista británica
Jane Austen scrittrice britannica
Jane Austenová britská spispvatelka
Osten, Džejn
Osten, Džejn 1775-1817
Osten, Dzheĭn 1775-1817
Osten, Dzjejn 1775-1817
Ostin, Dž.
Ostin Džein
Ostin, Džejn.
Ostin, Džejn 1775-1817
Ostin, Dzhein 1775-1817
Ostin, Ğin.
Ostina, Džeina 1775-1817
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Джейн Остин
Джейн Остин английская романистка
Джейн Остін
Джэйн Остын
Джэйн Осцін
Жейн Остин
Остен Д. 1775-1817
Остен, Джейм 1775-1817
Остен, Джейн 1775-1817
Остин Д. 1775-1817
Остин Джейн
Џејн Остин
Ҷейн Аустен
Ջեյն Օսթին
אוסטין, ג'יין
אוסטין, ג'ין
אוסטן, ג׳יין
אוסטן, ג׳יין 1775־1817
אוסטן, ג'ין 1775-1817
ג'יין אוסטן
أوستن، جين، 1775-1817
أوستين، جين، 1775-1817
جاين أوستن
جين أوستن، 1775-1817
جین آستن نویسنده بریتانیایی
جین آسٹن
جېن آسټن
ئوستىيىن
چين اوستين
जेन अस्टेन
जेन ऑस्टेन
জেন অস্টেন
ਜੇਨ ਆਸਟਨ
ஜேன் ஆஸ்டின்
జేన్ ఆస్టిన్
ജെയ്ൻ ഓസ്റ്റെൻ
เจน ออสเตน
ჯეინ ოსტინი
제인 오스틴
オースティン, ジェイン
オースティン, ジェーン
ジェーン・オースティン
奥斯丁 1775-1817
珍奧斯汀
简·奥斯丁
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