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English novelist noted for her insightful portrayals of middle-class families (1775-1817)

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England's Jane does an excellent job of describing the time in which Austen lived .
Commenting, the Governor said: Jane Austen certainly merits a place in the select group of historical figures to appear on our banknotes.
It is thought that the first Austen [pounds sterling]10 notes will be in circulation in 2017, a year after the new Churchill [pounds sterling]5 notes are released.
Her favorite poet, William Cowper, penned angry verses "condemning the slave trade, French despotism, fashionable manners, and lukewarm clergymen"--sentiments Austen shared.
The legacy of Jane Austen (1775-1817) lives on in adaptations of her fiction, book groups, Austen studies, and pilgrimages to Austen's Home Museum in Chawton, England.
Jane Austen's Anglicanism begins with a deep and careful scrutiny of the Georgian Anglican church, its people, its tenets, its practices, and its range and influence, focusing on the eighteenth century and the bases that that period laid for the turn of the eighteenth into the early nineteenth century in which Austen lived.
But to take up the pen of Jane Austen in any sense is undoubtedly a bold enterprise.
The claim I make about Jane Austen," she writes in answer to her title's question, "is that she is a great writer, delightful to read.
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Jane Austen died due to arsenic poisoning, one of Britain's leading crime novelists has claimed.
Sotheby's London will offer, as part of the English Literature and History Sale on 14th July 2011, the historic autograph manuscript of Jane Austen's novel 'The Watsons' - the only major Austen manuscript remaining in private hands and the most important Jane Austen item to come to the market in over 20 years.
Jane Austen is dead by the end of the second chapter, and the everyday details of her life do not fall within the book's scope.
She's renowned for her precise, exquisite prose, but new research shows Jane Austen was a poor speller and erratic grammarian who got a big helping hand from her editor.
A TRUTH UNIVERSALLY ACKNOWLEDGED: Thirty-Three Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen.
Graham, Jane Austen & Charles Darwin: Naturalists and Novelists (Ashgate, 2008), xviii + 196 pp.
Annika Bautz's The Reception of Jane Austen and Walter Scott compares readers' reactions to Austen and Scott from the Regency period to 2003, beginning with Austen and Scott as readers of one another's work.