Jane Austen: A Day in the Life

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Jane Austen: A Day in the Life

<p>Jane Austen is an iconic figure for scholars and fans alike. In this day course we will learn more about her life and her enduring reputation. This course reconstructs Austen’s life by examining

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Jane Austen is an iconic figure for scholars and fans alike. In this day course we will learn more about her life and her enduring reputation. This course reconstructs Austen’s life by examining her personal correspondence with beloved sister Cassandra, studying surviving portraits, and scrutinising the perceptions that others had of her, namely her nephew James Edward Austen-Leigh.


SUGGESTED READING

  • Austen’s letters - can be read online for free at Project Gutenberg and Oxford do a very good scholarly edition of selected letters – usually retails for $10-15
  • A Memoir of Jane Austen, James Edward Austen-Leigh