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  1. Apr 3, 2014 · Famous Authors & Writers. Famous British People. Jane Austen was a Georgian era author, best known for her social commentary in novels including 'Sense and Sensibility,' 'Pride and Prejudice'...

  2. Read a short biography of Jane Austen. Learn more about Jane Austen's life, times, and work.

  3. Mar 2, 2019 · Humanities › History & Culture. Profile of Jane Austen. Novelist of the Romantic Period. Stock Montage / Archive Photos / Getty Images. By. Jone Johnson Lewis. Updated on March 02, 2019. Known for: popular novels of the Romantic period. Dates: December 16, 1775 - July 18, 1817. About Jane Austen.

  4. Jane Austen is now one of the best-known and best-loved authors in the English-speaking world. Jane Austen: A brief biography Jane Austen was born at the Rectory in Steventon, a village in north-east Hampshire, on 16th December 1775.

  5. Decades before The Jane Austen Book Club (2004) and Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters (2009), before Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Beckinsale and Anya Taylor-Joy performed in rival film versions of Emma, “Jane Austen” was simply the name of a well-regarded dead English novelist—arguably, as Virginia Woolf put it, “the most perfect ...

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    i. j. k. l. m. n. o. p. q. r. s. t. u. v. w. x. y. z. A sketch of Jane Austen by her sister Cassandra © Jane Austen was an English novelist whose books, set among the English middle and...

  7. Jane Austen - Regency, Satire, Romance: Jane Austens three early novels form a distinct group in which a strong element of literary satire accompanies the comic depiction of character and society. Sense and Sensibility tells the story of the impoverished Dashwood sisters.

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