There are countless Jane Austen courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Sense and Sensibility (1965)
- The Complete Novels (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (2006)
- Emma (2003)
- Pride and Prejudice (2002)
- Northanger Abbey (Oxford World’s Classics) by Jane Austen (1-Mar-1998) Paperback ()
- Persuasion (1984)
- Persuasion (2018)
- Jane Austen: A Life (1999)
- Jane Austen’s “Mansfield Park” (Critical Studies) by Isobel Armstrong (1988-09-05) ()
- Emma (2015)
- The Jane Austen Project: A Novel (2017)
- She Said It Best: Jane Austen: Wit & Wisdom to Color & Display (2017)
Sense and Sensibility (1965)
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The Complete Novels (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (2006)
Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances of their own social milieu with the wit and insight of Jane Austen. Here in one volume are her seven great novels: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, and Lady Susan. Through her vivacious and spirited heroines and their circle, Austen vividly portrays English middle-class life as the eighteenth century came to a close and the nineteenth century began.
Pride and Prejudice (2002)
Few have failed to be charmed by the witty and independent spirit of Elizabeth Bennet in Austen’s beloved classic Pride and Prejudice. When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind.
Northanger Abbey (Oxford World’s Classics) by Jane Austen (1-Mar-1998) Paperback ()
Paperback Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks; New edition edition (Mar. 1998) (1600) ASIN: B011T891NS Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 963 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,208,845 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Paperback Publisher: Bantam Books(Classic & Loveswept) (April 1984) ISBN-10: 9994728547 ISBN-13: 978-9994728541 Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 1,024 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #15,080,900 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #251832 in Classic Literature & Fiction Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Persuasion is the last novel fully completed by Jane Austen. It was published at the end of 1817, six months after her death.The story concerns Anne Elliot, a young Englishwoman of 27 years, whose family is moving to lower their expenses and get out of debt, at the same time as the wars come to an end, putting sailors on shore. They rent their home to an Admiral and his wife.
Jane Austen: A Life (1999)
At her death in 1817, Jane Austen left the world six of the most beloved novels written in English—but her shortsighted family destroyed the bulk of her letters; and if she kept any diaries, they did not survive her. Now acclaimed biographer Claire Tomalin, author of A Life of My Own, has filled the gaps in the record, creating a remarkably fresh and convincing portrait of the woman and the writer. While most Austen biographers have accepted the assertion of Jane’s brother…
Jane Austen’s “Mansfield Park” (Critical Studies) by Isobel Armstrong (1988-09-05) ()
Paperback Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd; Reissue edition (1988-09-05) (1800) ASIN: B017MYMEFK Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 900 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,176,754 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. The novel was first published in December 1815. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners among her characters.
The Jane Austen Project: A Novel (2017)
Perfect for fans of Jane Austen, this engrossing debut novel offers an unusual twist on the legacy of one of the world’s most celebrated and beloved authors: two researchers from the future are sent back in time to meet Jane and recover a suspected unpublished novel.London, 1815: Two travelers—Rachel Katzman and Liam Finucane—arrive in a field in rural England, disheveled and weighed down with hidden money.
She Said It Best: Jane Austen: Wit & Wisdom to Color & Display (2017)
Jane Austen is one of the most beloved authors of all time, and her wit and wisdom transcends the classic literature classroom to resonate with women of all walks of life. For everyone who has dreamed of meeting her Mr.
Best Jane Austen Books You Should Read
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Jane Austen: A Very Short Introduction
Author(s): Tom Keymer
ID: 3202592, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2022, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
The Jane Austen Remedy: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a book can change a life
Author(s): Ruth Wilson
ID: 3388563, Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Year: 2022, Size: 1000 Kb, Format: epub
Jane Austen and Reflective Selfhood: Rereading the Self
Author(s): Linda Charlton
ID: 3484520, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2022, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
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