About Jane Austen

Works Online

A Collection of Letters
An Unfinished Novel In Letters
Lady Susan
Love and Freindship
Mansfield Park
Northanger Abbey
Pride and Prejudice
Sense And Sensibility
The History Of England
The Watsons


12/16/1775 Born in Steventon, Hampshire, England

1805 Her father Reverend Austen died

1809 Moved to the village of Chawton where she stayed the rest of her life and never married

1813 "Sense and Sensibility" was published

1813 "Pride and Prejudice" was published

1814 "Mansfield Park" was published.

1816 "Emma" was published

1817 Passed Away.

1818 "Northanger Abbey" was published

1818 Persuasion" was published

1871 "The Watsons" (unfinished novel) was published

1871 "Lady Susan" was published

1922 "Love & Friendship" was published

1925 "Sanditon. Fragment of a Novel" (unfinished novel) was published

1932 "Jane Austen`s Letters to her Sister Cassandra and Others" edited by RW Chapman

1935 "Pride and Prejudice" was adapted as a play by Helen Jerome

1940 "Pride and Prejudice" became a film by Aldous Huxley and Jane Murfin, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

1995 "Peruasion" was adapted for film by Sony Pictures

1995 "Sense and Sensibility" was adapted as a film

1996 "Emma" was adapted for film and released

Resources On The Web

Jane Austen [Mitsuharu Matsuoka] - Review the list of homepages, find a chronology of the author's life and works, subscribe to the mailing list, or access academic resources.

Austen E-texts, Etc. - including The History of England, Love and Friendship, plays, and more

Austen.com - information and links about the author, and a collection of fan fiction inspired by her works.

ASJAS - American Society of Jane Austen Scholars provides news and research on the writer. With links to excerpts from selected works

Austen Society of North America - Dedicated to the study and celebration of the classic English author. Find out how to join the Society, or order journals and newsletters.

Contemporaries of Jane Austen - offers information on the Regency period as the context for reading the Austen novels.

Goucher College's Jane Austen Collection - at the Julia Rogers Library

Information Page - Devoted exclusively to the author, who is enjoying renewed popularity thanks to the film industry. Includes downloadable texts and a brief bio.

History of England - from the reign of Henry the 4th to the death of Charles the 1st. An electronic version of Austen's history, with illustrations.

Jane Austen [geocities] - combines essays, pictures and quotes.

Jane Austen Bulletin Board: Postings From Male Voi - Dedicated to the illumination and preservation of Jane Austen's vision.

Jane Austen Campfire Chat - message board devoted to a discussion of Jane Austen's works, from Sense and Sensibility to Pride and Prejudice.

Jane Austen Centre - permanent exhibition which tells the story of the effect of Bath on Jane Austen's life and writing.

MSN Encarta - Read a biographical sketch of the English writer whose novels include 'Sense and Sensibility," "Pride and Prejudice" and "Emma."

Novel Calendar - Examines Austen's representations of the passage of time in her novels. Review calendars tracing the events in each of her novels.

Pemberly.com - Wealth of online resources about Jane Austen

The Jane Austen Festival - Official Website of the Bath Festival




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