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Jane Austen (Brief Lives)

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Born in Hampshire in 1775, Jane Austen was one of seven children and began writing at an early age. In this new biography, leading Austen scholar Fiona Stafford offers a fresh perspective on the life and times of one of England’s most beloved authors. Such classics as Emma, Pride and Prejudice, and Sense and Sensibility are also analyzed and discussed in the context of th

Paperback, 112 pages
Published October 30th 2008 by Hesperus Press (first published May 1st 2008)
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Feb 08, 2011 Michael rated it liked it
A short but instructive biography of Jane Austen. Useful if you like the novels and just need a bit of background information. Less so if you're researching Austen's life and writings.
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