In this major study, leading Austen scholar John Wiltshire offers new interpretations of Jane Austen's six novels, Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), Emma (1816), Northanger Abbey and Persuasion (1818). Much recent criticism of Austen has concentrated on the ...Show more
From one of the greatest novelists of the nineteenth century, The Complete Novels of Jane Austen collects all of Jane Austen's novels in a single volume, published in Penguin Classics. Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances of their own social milieu with the wit and insight of Jane Aust ...Show more
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"Pure genius...a sharp, clever re-imagining...if Austen was writing now, she might have created something like this." The Guardian on The Lizzie Bennet Diaries The Lizzie Bennet Diaries may have started as a school project for Lizzie, but it grew into so much more, as the videos came to inform and refle ...Show more
Great things happen in gardens. No one can doubt the importance of the garden in Roald Dahl's life as it was here where he worked, and here that he created James and the Giant Peach. And where would Jane Austen have been if she had never seen a 'walk', an ornamental lake, or a wilderness? Gardens hold a ...Show more
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'There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them' 'How little of permanent happiness could belong to a couple who were only brought together because their passions were stronger than their virtue' If you want to make like Elizabeth Bennet an ...Show more
In the middle of the nineteenth century one of the vergers of Winchester Cathedral, where Jane Austen is buried, was mystified by the number of visitors who requested to be shown her grave. 'Was there anything particular about this lady?' he asked. There was no indication on the tablet marking Jane's gr ...Show more
Sprinkled with inspiring lines from Jane Austen's beloved classics, this hardcover journal is an aptly analogue place for literature lovers and committed Janeites to record write private reflections, observations, and matters of the heart.
Jane Austen is among the most widely read and beloved authors in English literature. Her novels vividly depict the society and world in which she lived with humour and sharp social commentary. Jane's own life and emotional experiences, deeply influenced by where she lived in southern England and her tr ...Show more
ALSO IN THIS SERIES: Virginia Woolf, Coco Chanel and Frida Kahlo. This beautifully illustrated biography follows Jane Austen's life and work (which includes Pride Prejudice, Sense Sensibility and Emma) and celebrates the legacy of the much-loved literary icon. It also explores Austen's inspirations an ...Show more
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Become Mistress of Yourself Jane Austen always knows just the right thing to say. With this pocket collection of quotes from Jane's novels and letters, you too, will have a quip for every situation.
Jane Austen lived for nearly all her life in two Hampshire villages: for 25 years in her birthplace of Steventon, and then for the last 8 years of her life in Chawton, during which latter period she wrote and published her great novels. While there are plenty of books describing her periods of urban lif ...Show more