A Portrait of Jane Austen (Penguin Classic Biography)

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The late 18th century world in which Jane Austen lived was one that combined good sense, elegant manners, intelligence and piety with a liberal dash of spirited fun. Drawing on Jane Austen's letters, novels, and other people's memories of her, David Cecil sets out to "reconstruct and depict her living personality and to explore it in relation to her art". The portrait that emerges is of a clear-sighted, observant, strong-minded woman whose witty and ironic representation of her own society has delighted millions of readers for centuries.

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Published by Penguin Books Ltd (2000)
ISBN 10: 0141390328 ISBN 13: 9780141390321
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