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    Jane Austen ( / ˈɒstɪn, ˈɔːs -/; 16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique, and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Austen's plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favourable social ...

  2. Apr 3, 2014 · Jane Austen was a Georgian era author, best known for her social commentary in novels including 'Sense and Sensibility,' 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Emma.'

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    • 1811: Sense and Sensibility. What It’s About: Sense and Sensibility tells the story of the Dashwoods, sisters Elinor and Marianne, and their romantic endeavors.
    • 1813: Pride and Prejudice. What It’s About: The renowned novel Pride and Prejudice tells the story of the Bennet family, consisting of five daughters whom Mrs. Bennet is anxious to see married off.
    • 1814: Mansfield Park. What It’s About: Mansfield Park tells the story of Fanny Price, a young woman whose family sent her to live with her wealthy (and unkind) aunt and uncle when she was just a child.
    • 1816: Emma. What It’s About: Austen’s fourth published novel tells the story the young, spoiled and lively Emma Woodhouse, who sometimes plays matchmaker in her small, fictional village and enjoys meddling in the lives of others, but she means well.
  3. Jane Austen began writing, about 1787, circulating her stories mainly to family and friends. On George Austen's retirement in 1800, he moved the family to Bath, a fashionable social retreat. Jane found the environment was not conducive to her writing, and wrote little for some years, though she sold her first novel while living there.

  4. Jane Austen, the world renowned English author, completed just six works during her time and yet manages to command a legion of fans around the world.Her timeless stories have been turned into a plethora of movies, television shows, and modern adaptations in addition to being translated into multiple languages to cross cultural boundaries.

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