Jane Austen: A Brief Life

Jane Austen: A Brief Life

by Fiona Stafford

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300232219
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 07/25/2017
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 831,117
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Fiona Stafford is professor of English language and literature, University of Oxford. She is author of The Sunday Times Nature Book of the Year, The Long, Long Life of Trees and presenter of two highly acclaimed series for BBC Radio 3 titled The Meaning of Trees. She lives in Bucks, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Childhood 11

Early Writing 29

The True Art of Letter-Writing 43

Bath 59

From Home to Home 73

Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice 87

Mansfield Park and Emma 105

Persuasion 127

'Winchester Races' 139

Remembering Jane 147

Afterword 153

Notes 167

Bibliography 171

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