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Senior Seminars in Reading: Author Immersion: Jane Austen

Jane Austen

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Born 1775, Hampshire England; Died 1817, Hampshire, England. Novelist, social critic.

Brief bio from Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature


Notable Works:

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

Mansfield Park (1814)

Emma (1815)

Northhanger Abbey (1818)

Persuasion (1818)


A Preview of Sense and Sensibility

Chapter 1 of Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

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