James Edward Austen-Leigh's Memoir of his aunt Jane Austen was published in 1870, over fifty years after her death. Together with the shorter recollections of James Edward's two sisters, Anna Lefroy and Caroline Austen, the Memoir remains the prime authority for her life and continues to inform all subsequent accounts.
Jane Austen's Letters to Her Sister Cassandra and Others
Call Number: PR 4036 .A57 1959
This volume of collected letters includes correspondence from 1796 to 1817. Letters from Cassandra following Jane's death, as well as Jane Austen's will, are also included.
Jane Austen's Letters
Call Number: PR 4036 .A4 1997
Jane Austen's letters afford a unique insight into the daily life of the novelist: intimate and gossipy, observant and informative, they bring alive her family and friends, her surroundings and contemporary events with a freshness unparalleled in modern biographies.
The Real Jane Austen
Call Number: PR 4036 .B924 2013
In The Real Jane Austen, acclaimed literary biographer Paula Byrne provides the most intimate and revealing portrait yet of a beloved but complex novelist.
Call Number: DVD 3264
Expert interviews and Austens own words tell the tales of her brief life and her place in the literary world. Part of the Biography series from A & E.
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