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by Jane Austen, Peter Sabor


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107044166
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/30/2013
Series: Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 574
Sales rank: 715,946
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


Taught at home by her father

Table of Contents

Introduction; 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.

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