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Austen: Jane Austen

Libguide for Jane Austen and her works.

Who is she?


Jane Austen was an English novelist known principally for her five major novels which interpret, critique and comment upon the novels of sensibility of the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.


Fun Facts

Multimedia Resources

At home with the Georgian's. Looks at original diary entries and the importance of the Georgian home.

Loved this TED talk about the relevence of Austen and the way in which we behave online.

This lecture is delivered in a very subdued way, but it provides some interesting information.

Her writing

Jane Austen in Popular Culture


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