Jane Austen

A Life
Tomalin, Claire (Book - 1997)
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Jane Austen
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Recounts the life of the English novelist, and reveals how her works both reflected her times and differed from the world she experienced

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The author of Mrs. Jordan's Profession offers an incisive portrait of the acclaimed author and the Georgian society in which she lived, discussing her personal life, her family, her colorful neighbors, and her extraordinary novels. 20,000 first printing. Tour.

Authors: Tomalin, Claire
Statement of Responsibility: Claire Tomalin
Title: Jane Austen
a life
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1997
Characteristics: xiv, 341 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-325) and index
Local Note: Published also by Vintage Books
Subject Headings: Women novelists, English 19th century Biography Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
Topical Term: Women novelists, English
LCCN: 97036887
ISBN: 0679446281
Branch Call Number: B Austen T
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Mar 23, 2011
  • cjr2010 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Learned tons about Jane Austen that I didn't know before reading this. Good read.


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