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Jane Austen : a life

Author: Claire Tomalin; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.,
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, New York : Distributed by Random House, Inc. 1997. ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Life of Jane Austen, the "real" woman, and her tangential relationship with society life of Georgian England.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tomalin, Claire.
Jane Austen.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1997
(OCoLC)645903459
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Tomalin; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.,
ISBN: 0679446281 9780679446286
OCLC Number: 37499943
Description: xiv, 341 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portrait, facsimiles, genealogical table ; 25 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations --
Map Showing Steventon and the Austens' Hampshire Neighbours --
1775 --
Meritocrats --
Boys --
School --
The French Connection --
Bad Behaviour --
Weddings and Funerals --
Neighbour --
Dancing --
The Doll and the Poker --
A Letter --
Defence Systems --
Friends in East Kent --
Travels with My Mother --
Three Books --
Twenty-five --
Manydown --
Brotherly Love --
A Death in the Family --
At Chawton --
Inside Mansfield Park --
The Sorceress --
College Street --
Postscript --
A Note on Jane Austen's Last Illness --
"An African Story" from Fanny Austen's Pocket-book, 1809, with a Note on Attitudes to Slavery --
Short Bibliography --
Family Tree.
Responsibility: Claire Tomalin.
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Life of Jane Austen, the "real" woman, and her tangential relationship with society life of Georgian England.

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