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AUTHORS: JANE AUSTEN

JANE AUSTEN

Dates: 1775-1817
Nationality: British/English

Literary Periods: 
Eighteenth Century, 1700-1799
Nineteenth Century, 1800-1899
Romantic Period, 1780-1837

Literary Movements: 
Romanticism 1780-1837


WHAT DID JANE READ?

AUSTEN ON FILM

Pride and Prejudice (2005)
DVD PN1995.9 .M27 P7534 2006 

Emma (1996)
DVD PN1997 .E622 1999 

Pride and Prejudice (1995)
DVD PR4034 .P75 2001 v.1-2

Sense and Sensibility (1995)
DVD PR4034 .S42 1999

 

Pride and Prejudice (1940)
DVD PN1995.9 .M27 P753 2006

 

Books about Austen on film...

MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM EXHIBITION

The Divine Jane was commissioned for the Morgan Library & Museum exhibition, A Woman's Wit: Jane Austen's Life and Legacy, which examines the influence of Austen's fiction through interviews with leading writers, scholars, and actors.

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REFERENCE & BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Scribner Writers Series [Database]
Essay on the life and works of Jane Austen, complete works and suggested reading bibliographies  

RESEARCH & CRITICISM

Books, essays, and journal articles indexed in MLA International Bibliography  [Database]

MLA International Bibliography is the definitive literary research database, indexing the most authoritative Austen scholarship published in books and academic journals.  MLA indexes and links to the entire JSTOR literary research collection as well as linking to many other full-text providers and the Colby College Libraries catalog.  If you discover books or articles through MLA that are not available at Colby or through our lending partners, please request these items using your ILLiad Account.
 

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PRIMARY SOURCES

The Complete Works and Letters of Jane Austen   [Database]

The Complete Works and Letters of Jane Austen contains the Oxford University Press edition of The Novels of Jane Austen; Jane Austen’s Letters, collected and edited by Deirdre Le Faye; and A Memoir of Jane Austen, and other family recollections by J. E. Austen-Leigh, edited with an introduction and notes by Kathryn Sutherland.

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