The Resource A memoir of Jane Austen : and other family recollections, J.E. Austen-Leigh ; edited with an introduction and notes by Kathryn Sutherland, (electronic resource)

A memoir of Jane Austen : and other family recollections, J.E. Austen-Leigh ; edited with an introduction and notes by Kathryn Sutherland, (electronic resource)

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A memoir of Jane Austen : and other family recollections
Title
A memoir of Jane Austen
Title remainder
and other family recollections
Statement of responsibility
J.E. Austen-Leigh ; edited with an introduction and notes by Kathryn Sutherland
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This unique edition brings together for the first time Austen-Leigh's memoir of his aunt Jane Austen, together with shorter recollections by James Edward's two sisters. It also includes Jane's brother Henry's two biographical accounts. - ;'I doubt whether it would be possible to mention any author of note, whose personal obscurity was so complete.'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 a
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1798-1874
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Austen-Leigh, James Edward
Dewey number
823/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR4036
LC item number
.A8 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Sutherland, Kathryn
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Austen, Jane
  • Austen, Jane
  • Novelists, English
  • Novelists, English
Label
A memoir of Jane Austen : and other family recollections, J.E. Austen-Leigh ; edited with an introduction and notes by Kathryn Sutherland, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [lii]-lvii) and index
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online resource
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cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; The Austen Family Tree; Introduction; Note on the Texts; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of the Austen family; A Memoir of Jane Austen (1871); CHAPTER I: Introductory Remarks--Birth of Jane Austen--Her Family Connections--Their Infiuence on her Writings; CHAPTER II: Description of Steventon--Life at Steventon--Changes of Habits and Customs in the last Century; CHAPTER III: Early Compositions--Friends at Ashe--A very old Letter--Lines on the Death of Mrs. Lefroy--Observations on Jane Austen's Letter-writing--Letters
  • CHAPTER IV: Removal from Steventon--Residences at Bath and at Southampton--Settling at ChawtonCHAPTER V: Description of Jane Austen's person, character, and tastes; CHAPTER VI: Habits of Composition resumed after a long interval--First publication--The interest taken by the Author in the success of her Works; CHAPTER VII: Seclusion from the literary world--Notice from the Prince Regent--Correspondence with Mr. Clarke--Suggestions to alter her style of writing; CHAPTER VIII: Slow growth of her fame--Ill success of first attempts at publication--Two Reviews of her works contrasted
  • CHAPTER IX: Opinions expressed by eminent persons--Opinions of others of less eminence--Opinion of American readersCHAPTER X: Observations on the Novels; CHAPTER XI: Declining health of Jane Austen--Elasticity of her spirits--Her resignation and humility--Her death; Postscript; 'Biographical Notice of the Author' (1818); 'Memoir of Miss Austen' (1833); 'Recollections of Aunt Jane' (1864); My Aunt Jane Austen: A Memoir (1867); Appendix: Family Letters; Explanatory Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (341 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191587528
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computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)111087026780760
  • (EBL)684577
  • (OCoLC)714569752
  • (SSID)ssj0000201028
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11190120
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000201028
  • (PQKBWorkID)10231293
  • (PQKB)11206996
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC684577
  • (EXLCZ)99111087026780760
Label
A memoir of Jane Austen : and other family recollections, J.E. Austen-Leigh ; edited with an introduction and notes by Kathryn Sutherland, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [lii]-lvii) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; The Austen Family Tree; Introduction; Note on the Texts; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of the Austen family; A Memoir of Jane Austen (1871); CHAPTER I: Introductory Remarks--Birth of Jane Austen--Her Family Connections--Their Infiuence on her Writings; CHAPTER II: Description of Steventon--Life at Steventon--Changes of Habits and Customs in the last Century; CHAPTER III: Early Compositions--Friends at Ashe--A very old Letter--Lines on the Death of Mrs. Lefroy--Observations on Jane Austen's Letter-writing--Letters
  • CHAPTER IV: Removal from Steventon--Residences at Bath and at Southampton--Settling at ChawtonCHAPTER V: Description of Jane Austen's person, character, and tastes; CHAPTER VI: Habits of Composition resumed after a long interval--First publication--The interest taken by the Author in the success of her Works; CHAPTER VII: Seclusion from the literary world--Notice from the Prince Regent--Correspondence with Mr. Clarke--Suggestions to alter her style of writing; CHAPTER VIII: Slow growth of her fame--Ill success of first attempts at publication--Two Reviews of her works contrasted
  • CHAPTER IX: Opinions expressed by eminent persons--Opinions of others of less eminence--Opinion of American readersCHAPTER X: Observations on the Novels; CHAPTER XI: Declining health of Jane Austen--Elasticity of her spirits--Her resignation and humility--Her death; Postscript; 'Biographical Notice of the Author' (1818); 'Memoir of Miss Austen' (1833); 'Recollections of Aunt Jane' (1864); My Aunt Jane Austen: A Memoir (1867); Appendix: Family Letters; Explanatory Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (341 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191587528
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111087026780760
  • (EBL)684577
  • (OCoLC)714569752
  • (SSID)ssj0000201028
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11190120
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000201028
  • (PQKBWorkID)10231293
  • (PQKB)11206996
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC684577
  • (EXLCZ)99111087026780760

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