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Who Was Jane Austen?.

Author: Sarah Fabiny
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Step into the world of Georgian England and learn more about the genteel life of this beloved author. Although Jane Austen's works were first published anonymously and brought her little personal recognition, today they are rarely out of print and have inspired movies, television shows and mini-series, literary anthologies, and many other adaptations all around the world. Her writing?principally her five novels?is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Fabiny
ISBN: 1524786543 9781524786540
OCLC Number: 1012847000
Description: 1 online resource

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Step into the world of Georgian England and learn more about the genteel life of this beloved author. Although Jane Austen's works were first published anonymously and brought her little personal recognition, today they are rarely out of print and have inspired movies, television shows and mini-series, literary anthologies, and many other adaptations all around the world. Her writing?principally her five novels?is a critique of the British landed gentry at the end of the eighteenth century, and often a comment on the pursuit of a "good match" in matters of marriage. Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma, and Northhanger Abbey remain her most famous works. Who Was Jane Austen? reveals the life of this most private author.

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