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  1. George Henry Lewes lauded Austen’s narrative style; Henry James, in particular, compared her writing to that of Shakespeare, Cervantes, and Henry Fielding. After James Edward Austen-Leigh published his biography of his “dear aunt Jane” in 1869, Austen was introduced to the wider public,

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    AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY • Jane Austen was born in Steventon, Hampshire, England, on December 16, 1775. She was the seventh child and second daughter of Cassandra and George Austen. • The Austens were a close-knit family who fostered an environment of creativity and learning.

  3. Biography •Jane Austen born 1775, died 1817 • Charles Dickens 1812-1870 • Jane’s birthplace: England (Steventon in Hampshire) • Her father was a clergyman / her mother from the upper-class • Jane well-educated for a woman of her time/read extensively/parents encouraged Jane and her siblings in their

  4. Jane Austen At Home A Biography Free Pdf Books ... George Austen (1731–1805), Served As The Rector Of The ... A Priggish Clergyman Who Stands

  5. William Collins is a Clergyman. During Austen’s time, clergyman in the Church of England increasingly came from the middle class. The occupation was viewed as a learned and prestigious profession and providing a moderate income. Actually, the lifetyle of the middle class is almost the same as the upper class.

  6. Austen had a close connection to the militia, as her brother Henry joined the Oxfordshire militia in 1793. Though the rural countryside in which Austen’s novels are set seems at a far remove from the tumultuousness of the period, the world of Pride and Prejudice bears the traces of turmoil abroad. As Gillian Russell writes, “The hum of ...

  7. Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775, at the Parsonage House of Steventon in Hampshire. Her father, the Rev. George Austen, was of a family long established in the neighbourhood of Tenterden and Sevenoaks in Kent. I believe that early in the seventeenth century they were clothiers.

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