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Selected letters, 1796-1817

Author: Jane Austen; R W Chapman
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985.
Series: Oxford paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This representative selection contains about one-third of the surviving letters and forms of delightful introduction to Jane Austen's world. The charm of the letters lies in their content, which unfolds a family saga over different generations: births, marriages, and deaths, family tensions, and even the occasional whiff of scandal.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
Selected letters, 1796-1817.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)558627579
Online version:
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
Selected letters, 1796-1817.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)605579554
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; R W Chapman
ISBN: 0192814850 9780192814852
OCLC Number: 10914138
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxviii, 226 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Letters. Steventon, 1796-1801 --
Bath, 1801-5 --
Southampton, 1807-9 --
Chawton, 1809-17 --
Winchester, 1817 --
Letters from Cassandra Austen to Fanny Knight.
Series Title: Oxford paperbacks.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: Jane Austen ; edited by R.W. Chapman ; with an introduction by Marilyn Butler.

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