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message 1: by Antonomasia (last edited Sep 18, 2012 09:02AM) (new)

Antonomasia Listing of works from Wikipedia

Sense and Sensibility (1811)
Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Mansfield Park (1814)
Emma (1815)
Northanger Abbey (1818, posthumous)
Persuasion (1818, posthumous)

Lady Susan (1794, 1805)

The Watsons (1804)
Sanditon (1817)

Sir Charles Grandison (adapted play) (1793, 1800)[129]
Plan of a Novel (1815)

Juvenilia — Volume the First
Frederic & Elfrida
Jack & Alice
Edgar & Emma
Henry and Eliza
The Adventures of Mr. Harley
Sir William Mountague
Memoirs of Mr. Clifford
The Beautifull Cassandra
Amelia Webster
The Visit
The Mystery
The Three Sisters
A beautiful description
The generous Curate
Ode to Pity

Juvenilia — Volume the Second
Love and Freindship
Lesley Castle
The History of England
A Collection of Letters
The female philosopher
The first Act of a Comedy
A Letter from a Young Lady
A Tour through Wales
A Tale

Juvenilia — Volume the Third
Catharine, or the Bower

There is more material accessible than there was 20 years ago, so I'm no longer strictly complete on JA.
Not that I tried terribly hard, but I was lucky that the local public library had a one-volume Lady Susan, The Watsons and Sanditon as well as the Letters.

And in an old cabinet in my grandmother's flat I found a dusty-pink and gold 1920s edition of Love and Freindship complete with delightful king-and-queen caricatures on the front and endpieces. It included the pieces listed as the second volume of juvenilia above and at least some of those from the first, as far as I can remember.

message 2: by Teresa (new)

Teresa Antonomasia wrote: "There is more material accessible than there was 20 years ago, so I'm no longer strictly complete on JA."

Same here.

And what a beautiful find! I haven't read it yet but I recently acquired "Love and Freindship" ... but for the Kindle -- basically the polar opposite of your volume!

message 3: by David (new)

David Postle | 50 comments I just discovered that most (if not all) of those Gothic novels that Jane Austen ridicules in Northanger Abbey are available in Kindle format from Valancourt Classics and have downloaded them all.
The next time I read Northanger Abbey, I'm going to read all these first. That would be a novel way to approach the novel. I wonder if anyone else has done this, since Austen's time. Naturally, when the book was first issued, many readers probably would have been familiar with these, which would not be the case today, particularly as I believe that some are very rare, and only a handful of copies exist today.

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