Archiv der Kategorie: Austen, Jane

Juvenilia

Juvenilia – Jane Austen The Juvenilia are the early works of Jane Austen, small essays, poems or plays that she compiled in three hand-written notebooks. This edition includes, among others, the following works: Frederic & Elfrida Jack & Alice Edgar … Weiterlesen

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Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park – Jane Austen How well I recall the greatest literary pleasure of my life, its time and place ! A dreary winter’s day without, within a generous heat and glow from the flaming grate, and I reclining at … Weiterlesen

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The Letters

The Letters – Jane Austen The letters included in this series comprise about three quarters of the collection in two volumes published in 1884 by her great-nephew Lord Brabourne. The lightness, almost friskiness, of their tone cannot fail to strike … Weiterlesen

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Persuasion

Persuasion – Jane Austen „‚Persuasion“ represents the ripest development of Jane Austen’s powers, that latest phase of her thoughts and feelings. It is a novel which, while not wanting in the several excellences of those which preceded it, has a … Weiterlesen

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Jane Austen – Woman of Letters

Jane Austen – Francis W. Cornish Mr. Francis Warre Cornish has devoted most of his chapters to a running comment on the novels. His criticism of the characters is shrewd and has the pleasant flavor of talk about people with … Weiterlesen

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Jane Austen

Jane Austen – Oscar W. Firkins A biography worth reading. The author has looked at Miss Austen more through his own eyes, and less through the eyes of her many illustrious eulogists, than any other writer we know of. Even … Weiterlesen

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Sense & Sensibility

Sense & Sensibility – Jane Austen To contend for a moment that the present volume is Miss Austen’s greatest, as it was her first published, novel, would be a mere exercise in paradox. There are, who swear by „Persuasion;“ there … Weiterlesen

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen Austen’s writing style deserves the highest commendation. It has all the form and finish of the eighteenth century, without being in the least degree stilted or unnatural. It has all the tone of good society … Weiterlesen

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Emma

Emma – Jane Austen We bestow no mean compliment upon the author of “Emma,“ when we say that, keeping close to common incidents, and to such characters as occupy the ordinary walks of life, she has produced sketches of such … Weiterlesen

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen To say nothing of the supreme excellence of the dialogue, there is scarcely a page but has its little gem of exact and polished phrasing; scarcely a chapter which is not neatly opened or … Weiterlesen

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