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Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters
     

Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters

by William Austen-Leigh, Richard Arthur Austen Leigh
 

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Since 1870-1, when J. E. Austen Leigh published his Memoir of Jane Austen, considerable additions have been made to the stock of information available for her biographers. Of these fresh sources of knowledge the set of letters from Jane to Cassandra, edited by Lord Brabourne, has been by far the most important. These letters are invaluable as mémoires pour

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Since 1870-1, when J. E. Austen Leigh published his Memoir of Jane Austen, considerable additions have been made to the stock of information available for her biographers. Of these fresh sources of knowledge the set of letters from Jane to Cassandra, edited by Lord Brabourne, has been by far the most important. These letters are invaluable as mémoires pour servir; although they cover only the comparatively rare periods when the two sisters were separated, and although Cassandra purposely destroyed many of the letters likely to prove the most interesting, from a distaste for publicity.

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ISBN-13:
9781517681982
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/17/2015
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

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