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Before becoming the author of such classics as Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma, Jane Austen experimented with various writing styles as a teenager in the early 1790s. This is a collection of her juvenilia, including the epistolary novels Love and Freindship, Lesley Castle, and Lady Susan, as well as her comic History of England and some shorter pieces.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.26(d)|
About the Author
Peter Sabor is Director of the Burney Centre and Canada Research Chair in Eighteenth-Century Studies at McGill University, Montreal.
Date of Birth:December 16, 1775
Date of Death:July 18, 1817
Place of Birth:Village of Steventon in Hampshire, England
Place of Death:Winchester, Hampshire, England
Education:Taught at home by her father
Table of ContentsIntroduction; Note on the text; Volume the First: Frederic and Elfrida; Jack and Alice; Edgar and Emma; Henry and Eliza; The adventures of Mr Harley; Sir William Mountague; Memoirs of Mr Clifford; The beautiful Cassandra; Amelia Webster; The Visit; The Mystery; The Three Sisters; A fragment - written to inculcate the practise of Virtue; A beautiful description of the different effects of Sensibility on different Minds; The Generous Curate; Ode to Pity; Volume the Second: Love and Freindship; Lesley Castle; The History of England; A Collection of Letters; The female philosopher; The First Act of a Comedy; A Letter from a Young Lady; A Tour through Wales; A Tale; Volume the Third: Evelyn, Catharine, or the Bower; Corrections and Emendations; Appendix A. The History of England: facsimile; Appendix B. Marginalia in Oliver Goldsmith's The History of England; Appendix C. Marginalia in Vicesimus Knox's Elegant Extracts; Appendix D. Sophia Sentiment's letter in The Loiterer; Appendix D. Continuations of 'Evelyn' and 'Catharine' by James Edward Austen and Anna Lefroy; Abbreviations; Explanatory notes.