Jane Austen's Transatlantic Sister: The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen

Jane Austen's Transatlantic Sister: The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen

by Sheila Johnson Kindred

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773551312
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 10/27/2017
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Sheila Johnson Kindred taught in the Department of Philosophy at Saint Mary's University. She writes about Jane Austen's fiction and family, and lives in Halifax.

Table of Contents

Colour section follows page 140

Illustrations ix

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

Introduction 3

1 From Birth to Marriage and Motherhood, 1789-1809 9

2 On the Move: Between Bermuda and Halifax, 1809-1810 33

3 In Halifax, Nova Scotia: Summer into Autumn 1810 51

4 Unsettled: Bermuda and England, 1810-1811 73

5 Afloat and Ashore, 1812 89

6 Carrying On: Challenges and Choices, 1813 117

7 Family Obligations, 1814 141

8 Death and Disaster: 1814 and the Years Beyond 173

9 Being a Naval Wife: Fanny Austen's Life and Jane Austen's Fiction 192

Appendices

1 Description of Fanny's Letters and Pocket Diary 209

2 Letters about Fanny 214

3 Fanny Palmer Austen's Kindred 218

Notes 227

Bibliography 269

Index 281

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