Jane Austen: Family History

Jane Austen: Family History

By: David Gilson (editor), Louise Ross (editor)Hardback

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There have been more studies, critical books, and learned articles produced over the years about Jane Austen than of any other English literary "great" with the exception of William Shakespeare. The flow of these studies greatly increased in the latter part of this century. Her novels, juvenilia and surviving letters have been intensively researched. Added to this, there is an ever growing interest in her life, times, the importance to her writing of a sense of place, and in her familial and social relationships. To study her work within this wider context, the student needs to refer to the source texts, some written by members of her family after her death, printed in small printings and now both scarce and valuable.

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Contents

Grand Larceny, being the Trail of Jane Leigh Perrot, aunt of Jane Austen [1937] Sir Frank Douglas McKinnon 134pp Recollections of the Early Days of the Vine Hunt [1865] James Edward Austen-Leigh 146pp Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends [1902] Constance Hill 278pp Chawton Manor and Its Owners: A Family History [1911] William A Asuten-Leigh and Montagu G Knight 274pp A Pedigree of Austen of Horsmonden [1940] The Austen Papers [1942] Richard A Austen-Leigh 32pp, 368pp Jane Austen and Steventon [1937] Jane Austen and Bath [1939] Emma Austen-Leigh 63pp, 62pp Jane Austen and Lyme Regis [1944] Jane Austen and Southampton [1949] Richard A Austen-Leigh 67pp, 63pp

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/08/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780415131537
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1566
  • ID: 9780415131537
  • weight: 2948
  • ISBN10: 0415131537

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