When Jane Austen died, at the age of 41, she left behind her not only six novels but a large number of manuscripts, ranging from juvenile works to the novel that she was writing at the time of her final illness. The six published novels are now undisputed classics. The manuscripts, however, despite the extraordinary writing they contain and the way in which they illuminate Jane Austen's work as a novelist, are much less well known. From the brilliance of the juvenilia to the urbane modernity of Sanditon these works show ...

Jane Austen's Manuscript Works (18th Century) 2012, Broadview Press Ltd, Peterborough

ISBN-13: 9781554810581

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