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Jane Austen

1775–1817
Novels
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Sense and Sensibility (1811)

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

Mansfield Park (1814)

Emma (1815)

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Sense and Sensibility (1811)

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

Mansfield Park (1814)

Emma (1815)

Northanger Abbey (1818)

Sense and Sensibility [SHOW] [HIDE]

In the dichotomy suggested in the title, Jane Austen in her first published work comes down conclusively on the side of sense over sensibility. It's supposed to be a study of two.... more

Pride and Prejudice [SHOW] [HIDE]

Pride and Prejudice has one of the most skilful beginnings in literature. It opens of course with that famous "truth universally acknowledged" and its equally delicious.... more

Mansfield Park [SHOW] [HIDE]

If you're a Jane Austen aficionado, particularly loving her headstrong heroines picking their plucky but principled way through the constricting marriage plots of the time.... more

Emma [SHOW] [HIDE]

If you're not a Jane Austen admirer, Emma is probably her novel you most despise. But if you are a fan, Emma is probably the novel you think most shows how adept a writer she was.... more

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First appearance of works in book form

1811

Sense and Sensibility Novel

1813

Pride and Prejudice Novel

1814

Mansfield Park Novel

1815

Emma Novel

1818

Northanger Abbey Novel

Persuasion Novel

1850

The Watsons Unfinished novel, written c. 1805, finished as The Younger Sister by Catherine Hubback

1871

Lady Susan Novel, written c. 1794

1922

Love and Friendship and Other Early Works Collection of juvenilia, written 1790–1793

"Love and Friendship", "Lesley Castle", The History of England", "A Collection of Letters", and "Scraps" from Austen's notebook Volume the Second

1925

Sanditon Unfinished novel, written 1817

1926

Plan of a Novel, according to Hints from Various Quarters Satirical outline of a novel, written 1815

1933

Volume the First Collection of juvenilia, written 1797–1793

"The Beautiful Cassandra" and fifteen other works from Austen's notebook Volume the First

1933

Volume the Third Collection of juvenilia, written 1797–1793

"Evelyn" and "Catharine" from Austen's notebook Volume the Third

1993

The Beautifull Cassandra Novella, written c. 1790

 

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