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Letters of Jane Austen

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ISBN-10: 1484865677

ISBN-13: 9781484865675

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jane Austen

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The LettersOfJane Austen[Selected From The Compilation Of HerGreat NephewEdward, Lord Bradbourne]JANE AUSTEN [ZHINGOORA BOOKS]PREFACEThe recent cult for Miss Austen, which has resulted in no less than ten new editions of her novels within a decade and three memoirs by different hands within as many years, have made the facts of her life familiar to most readers. It was a short life, and an uneventful one as viewed from the standpoint of our modern times, when steam and electricity have linked together the ends of the earth, and the very air seems teeming with news, agitations, discussions. We have barely time to recover our breath between post and post; and the morning paper with its…    
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List price: $9.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 5/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 218
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Jane Austen's life is striking for the contrast between the great works she wrote in secret and the outward appearance of being quite dull and ordinary. Austen was born in the small English town of Steventon in Hampshire, and educated at home by her clergyman father. She was deeply devoted to her family. For a short time, the Austens lived in the resort city of Bath, but when her father died, they returned to Steventon, where Austen lived until her death at the age of 41. Austen was drawn to literature early, she began writing novels that satirized both the writers and the manners of the 1790's. Her sharp sense of humor and keen eye for the ridiculous in human behavior gave her works…