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1450-1945

Listing for Author: Jane Austen

 

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1800-1849'Princess Charlotte wrote of reading as a "great passion"; in a poignant attempt to construct bourgeois domestic intim...Princess Charlotte Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Philip Inman] loved everything by Charlotte Bronte, partly for what she had to say about the class system: "Characte...Philip Inman Jane Austen[novels]Print: Book
1850-1899[According to Flora Thompson], "Modern writers who speak of the booklessness of the poor at that time must mean books ...Flora Thompson Jane AustenPrint: Book
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1900-1945
'As one participant recalled, "Many exceptional debates come back to mind on such subjects as Jane Austen, Charles Lam...Ladies' Edinburgh Debating SocietyJane AustenunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'I do not wonder at your wanting to read [italics for title] first impressions again, so seldom as you have gone throu...Cassandra Austen Jane AustenFirst ImpressionsManuscript: Book in Manuscript
1850-1899'Rose... remembers her father reading to them - Dickens, Scott, Robinson Crusoe, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Meredith, T...George Macaulay Jane AustenPrint: Book
1900-1945'As a summer relaxation in 1920, Thomas Hardy and his wife - he 80 years old, she half his age -- moved on to "Emma", ...Thomas and Florence HardyJane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1900-1945'As a summer relaxation in 1920, Thomas Hardy and his wife - he 80 years old, she half his age -- moved on to "Emma", ...Thomas and Florence HardyJane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1900-1945'As a summer relaxation in 1920, Thomas Hardy and his wife - he 80 years old, she half his age -- moved on to "Emma", ...Thomas and Florence HardyJane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
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1900-1945
E. M. Forster, "Jane Austen," in Abinger Harvest (1924): 'She is my favourite author! I read and re-read, the mouth o...Edward Morgan Forster Jane Austen[novels]Print: Book
1800-1849'I have been going through a course of novels by lady authors, beginning with Mrs Brooke and ending with Miss Austen, ...Catherine Hutton Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been going through a course of novels by lady authors, beginning with Mrs Brooke and ending with Miss Austen, ...Catherine Hutton Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been going through a course of novels by lady authors, beginning with Mrs Brooke and ending with Miss Austen, ...Catherine Hutton Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been going through a course of novels by lady authors, beginning with Mrs Brooke and ending with Miss Austen, ...Catherine Hutton Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been going through a course of novels by lady authors, beginning with Mrs Brooke and ending with Miss Austen, ...Catherine Hutton Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been going through a course of novels by lady authors, beginning with Mrs Brooke and ending with Miss Austen, ...Catherine Hutton Jane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1900-1945'The novel can't just leave the war out [...] What has been - stands - but Jane Austen could not write Northanger Abbe...Katherine Mansfield Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1900-1945' "They were neither of them quite enough in love to imagine that ?350 a year would supply them with all the comforts ...Katherine Mansfield Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849Charlotte Bronte to G. H. Lewes, 12 January 1848: 'What induced you to say that you would rather have written "Pride &...Charlotte Bronte Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1850-1899Charlotte Bronte to William Smith Williams, 12 April 1850: 'The perusal of Southey's "Life" has lately afforded me muc...Charlotte Bronte Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
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" ... Macaulay ... did not annotate his copies of Jane Austen except to record the dates of reading and to correct a v...Thomas Babington Macaulay Jane AustennovelsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Marjory Todd read [the books of Hesba Stretton, Mrs O.F. Walton and Amy le Feuvre but felt later that] "I would not n...Marjory Todd Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1900-1945'Every time I re-read "Emma" I see more clearly that we must be somehow related to the Knightleys of Donwell Abbey; bo...Gwen Raverat Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1850-1899'Reading Burke's "Reflections on French Revolution" and "Mansfield Park" in the evenings.'George Eliot [pseud] Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1850-1899'read "Emma" in the evening.'George Eliot (pseud) Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'The title is, The Neighbours ? just a title for Miss Austen you see! ? And for Miss Austen, you shall praise her as m...Elizabeth Barrett Jane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1800-1849'It is a long argument ? but I have been reading quite lately & for your sake & for the third time, her two best works...Elizabeth Barrett Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'It is a long argument ? but I have been reading quite lately & for your sake & for the third time, her two best works...Elizabeth Barrett Jane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1800-1849'Yes, I think that Pride & Prejudice is one of the very best of the Austen novels ? and yet I do not quite rank it wit...Elizabeth Barrett Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Yes, I think that Pride & Prejudice is one of the very best of the Austen novels ? and yet I do not quite rank it wit...Elizabeth Barrett Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'I cannot help the oozing forth of my Io triumphe?although it is by no means my dearest friend, my turn for writing. ...Mr Kenyon Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'We certainly do not think it as a [italics] whole [end italics], equal to P. & P. - but it has many & great beauties....Francis William Austen Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Not so clever as P.&P. - but pleased with it altogether. Liked the character of Fanny. Admired the Portsmouth Scene...Edward Austen Knight Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Edward & George. - Not liked it near so well as P.& P. - Edward admired Fanny - George disliked her. - George interes...Edward Knight Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Edward & George. - Not liked it near so well as P.& P. - Edward admired Fanny - George disliked her. - George interes...George Knight Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Fanny Knight. - Liked it, in many parts, very much indeed, delighted with Fanny; - but not satisfied with the end - w...Fanny Knight Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Anna liked it better than P.& P. - but not so well as S.&S. - could not bear Fanny. - Delighted with Mrs Norris, the ...Anna Lefroy Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs James Austen, very much pleased. Enjoyed Mrs Norris particularly, & the scene at Portsmouth. Thought Henry Craw...Anne Austen Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Clewes's objections [to Mansfield Park] much the same as Fanny's [Fanny Knight]'.[Miss] Clewes Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Lloyd preferred it altogether to either of the others [Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility]. - Deligh...Martha Lloyd Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'My Mother - not liked it so well as P. & P. - Thought Fanny insipid. Enjoyed Mrs. Norris.'Cassandra Leigh Austen Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Cassandra - thought it quite as clever, tho' not so brilliant as P. & P. - Fond of Fanny. - Delighted much in Mr Rus...Cassandra Elizabeth Austen Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'My Eldest Brother - a warm admirer of it in general. - Delighted with the Portsmouth scene.'James Austen Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Edward - Much like his Father. - Objected to Mrs Rushworth's Elopement as unnatural'.James Edward Austen-Leigh Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr B.L. - Highly pleased with Fanny Price - & a warm admirer of the Portsmouth Scene. - Angry with Edmund for not be...Benjamin Lefroy Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Burdett - Did not like it so well as P. & P.'[Miss] Burdett Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs James Tilson - Liked it [Mansfield Park] better than P. & P.'[Mrs James] Tilson Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Fanny Cage - did not much like it - not to be compared to P. & P. - nothing interesting in the Characters - Language ...Fanny Cage Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr & Mrs Cooke - very much pleased with it - particularly with the Manner in which the Clergy are treated. - Mr Cooke...[Mrs] Cooke Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr & Mrs Cooke - very much pleased with it - particularly with the Manner in which the Clergy are treated. - Mr Cooke...[Mr] Cooke Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mary Cooke - quite as much pleased with it, as her Father & Mother; seemed to enter into Lady B.'s character, & enjoy...Mary Cooke Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Burrel - admired it very much - particularly Mrs Norris & Dr Grant.'[Miss] Burrel Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Bramstone - much pleased with it; particularly with the character of Fanny, as being so very natural. Thought La...[Mrs] Bramstone Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Augusta Bramstone - owned that she thought S & S. - and P. & P. downright nonsense, but expected to like M.P. bet...Augusta Bramstone Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'The families at Deane - all pleased with it. Mrs Anna Harwood delighted with Mrs Norris & the green curtain.'Anna Harwood Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'The Kintbury Family - very much pleased with it; - preferred it to either of the others.'Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr Egerton the Publisher - praised it for it's [sic] Morality, & for being so equal a Composition. - No weak parts.'Thomas Egerton Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Lady Rob: Kerr wrote - "You may be assured I read every line with the greatest interest & am more delighted with it t...Lady Robert Kerr Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Sharpe - "I think it is excellent - & of it's [sic] good sense & moral Tendency there can be no doubt. - Your Ch...[Miss] Sharpe Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Carrick. - "All who think deeply and feel much will give the Preference to Mansfield Park."'[Mrs] Carrick Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr J. Plumptre. - "I never read a novel which interested me so very much throughout, the characters are all so remark...J. Plumptre Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Sir James Langham & Mr Sanford, having been told that it was much inferior to P.& P. - began it expecting to dislike ...Sir James Langham Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Sir James Langham & Mr Sanford, having been told that it was much inferior to P.& P. - began it expecting to dislike ...[Mr] Sanford Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Alethea Bigg. - "I have read M.P. & heard it very much talked of, very much praised. I like it myself & think it ver...Alethea Bigg Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Charles - did not like it near so well as P. & P. - thought it wanted Incident.'Charles Austen Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Dickson. - "I have bought M.P. - but it is not equal to P. & P.'[Mrs] Dickson Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Lefroy - liked it, but thought it a mere Novel.'[Mrs] Lefroy Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Portal - admired it very much - objected cheifly [sic] to Edmund's not being brought more forward'.[Mrs] Portal Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Lady Gordon wrote "In most novels you are amused for the time with a set of Ideal People whom you never think of afte...Lady Gordon Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Pole wrote, "There is a particular satisfaction in reading all Miss A-s works - they are so evidently written by ...[Mrs] Pole Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Adml Foote - surprised that I had the power of drawing the Portsmouth-Scenes so well.'[Admiral] Foote Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Creed - preferred S & S. and P & P. - to Mansfield Park.'[Mrs] Creed Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Captain Austen. - liked it extremely, observing that though there might be more Wit in P & P - & an higher Morality i...Captain Frank Austen Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs F.A. - liked & admired it very much indeed, but must still prefer P & P.'[Mrs Francis] Austen Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs J. Bridges - preferred it to all the others.'[Mrs J.] Bridges Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Sharp - better than M.P. - but not so well as P. & P. - pleased with the Heroine for her Originality, delighted ...[Miss] Sharp Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Cassandra - better than P. & P. - but not so well as M.P.'Cassandra Elizabeth Austen Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Fanny K. - not so well as either P & P or M P. - could not bear Emma herself. Mr Knightley delightful. Should like ...Fanny Knight Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr & Mrs J. A. - did not like it so well as either of the 3 others. Language different from the others; not so easil...James Austen Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr & Mrs J. A. - did not like it so well as either of the 3 others. Language different from the others; not so easil...[Mrs James] Austen Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Edward - preferred it to M.P. - only. - Mr. K liked by every body.'James Edward Austen-Leigh Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Bigg - not equal to either P & P. - or M.P. - objected to the sameness of the subject (Match-making) all through...[Miss] Bigg Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'My Mother - thought it more entertaining than M.P. - but not so interesting as P.& P. - No characters in it equal to ...Cassandra Leigh Austen Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Lloyd - thought it as [italics] clever [end italics] as either of the others, but did not receive so much pleasu...Martha Lloyd Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs & Miss Craven - liked it very much, but not so much as the others.'[Mrs] Craven Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs & Miss Craven - liked it very much, but not so much as the others.'[Miss] Craven Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Fanny Cage - liked it very much indeed & classed it between P & P & M.P.'Fanny Cage Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr Sherer - did not think it equal to either M P - (which he liked the best of all) or P & P. - Displeased with my pi...[Mr] Sherer Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Bigg - on reading it a second time, liked Miss Bates much better than at first, & expressed herself as liking al...Miss Bigg Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'The family at Upton Gray - all very amused with it. - Miss Bates a great favourite with Mrs Beaufoy.'[Mrs] Beaufoy Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr and Mrs Leigh Perrot - saw many beauties in it, but could not think it equal to P & P. - Darcy & Elizabeth had spo...[Mrs] Leigh-Perrot Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr and Mrs Leigh Perrot - saw many beauties in it, but could not think it equal to P & P. - Darcy & Elizabeth had spo...[Mr] Leigh-Perrot Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Countess Craven - admired it very much, but did not think it equal to P & P. - which she ranked as the very first of ...[Countess] Craven Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Guiton - thought it too natural to be interesting.'[Mrs] Guiton Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Digweed - did not like it so well as the others, in fact if she had not known the Author, could hardly have got t...[Mrs] Digweed Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Terry - admired it very much, particularly Mrs Elton.'[Miss] Terry Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Henry Sanford - very much pleased with it - delighted with Miss Bates, but thought Mrs Elton the best-drawn Character...Henry Sanford Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr Haden - [italics] quite [end italics] delighted with it. Admired the Character of Emma.'[Mr] Haden Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Isabella Herries - did not like it - objected to my exposing the sex in the character of the Heroine - convinced...Isabella Herries Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Harriet Moore - admired it very much, but M.P. still her favourite of all.'Harriet Moore Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Countess Morley - delighted with it.'[Countess] Morley Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr Cockerelle - liked it so little, that Fanny would not send me his opinion.'[Mr] Cockerelle Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Dickson - did not much like it - thought it [italics] very [end italics] inferior to P & P. - Liked it the less, ...[Mrs] Dickson Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Brandreth - thought the 3d vol: superior to anything I had ever written - quite beautiful!'[Mrs] Brandreth Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr B. Lefroy - thought that if there had been more Incident, it would be equal to any of the others. -The Characters...Benjamin Lefroy Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Lefroy - preferred it to M.P. - but like[?]d M.P. the least of all.'[Mrs] Lefroy Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr Fowle - read only the first & last Chapters, because he had heard it was not interesting.'[Mr] Fowle Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Lutley Sclater - liked it very much, better than MP - & thought I had "brought it all about very cleverly in the ...[Mrs] Lutley Sclater Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs C. Cage wrote thus to Fanny - "A great many thanks for the loan of "Emma," which I am delighted with. I like it b...[Mrs C.] Cage Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Wroughton - did not like it so well as P & P. - Thought the Authoress wrong, in such times as these, to draw such...[Mrs] Wroughton Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Sir J. Langham - thought it much inferior to the others.'Sir J. Langham Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr Jeffery (of the Edinburgh Review) was kept up by it three nights.'Francis Jeffrey Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Murden - certainly inferior to all the others.'[Miss] Murden Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Capt C. Austen wrote - "Emma arrived in time to a moment. I am delighted with her, more so I think than even with my...Charles Austen Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs D. Dundas - thought it very clever, but did not like it so well as either of the others.'Janet Whitley-Deans-Dundas Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I sat up till two, as I did last night, to finish "Pride and Prejudice". This novel I consider as one of the most ex...Henry Crabb Robinson Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'In the evening read the last volume of "Emma", a novel evincing great good sense, and an acute observation of human l...Henry Crabb Robinson Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I was reading yesterday and to-day "Sense and Sensibility", which I resumed at the second volume. The last volume gre...Henry Crabb Robinson Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'I went on with "Persuasion", finished it, began "Northanger Abbey", which I have now finished. These two novels have...Henry Crabb Robinson Jane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1800-1849'I went on with "Persuasion", finished it, began "Northanger Abbey", which I have now finished. These two novels have...Henry Crabb Robinson Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1800-1849'By the way did you know Miss Austen Authoress of some novels which have a great deal of nature in them - nature in or...Sir Walter Scott Jane Austen[novels]Print: Book
1800-1849'Also read again and for the third time at least Miss Austen's very finely written novel of "Pride and Prejudice". Th...Sir Walter Scott Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'There is no book which that word ["vulgaire"] would suit so little... Every village could furnish matter for a novel ...Sir James Mackintosh Jane AustenunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'You mention Miss Austen; her novels are more true to nature, and have (for my sympathies) passages of finer feeling t...Robert Southey Jane AustenunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'You surprise me greatly by what you say of "Emma" and the other books. They enjoy the highest reputation, and I own,...Edward Bulwer Lytton Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'...Jane Austen, who, if not the greatest, is surely the most faultless of female novelists. My uncle Southey and my ...Samuel Taylor Coleridge Jane AustenunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'...Jane Austen, who, if not the greatest, is surely the most faultless of female novelists. My uncle Southey and my ...William Wordsworth Jane AustenunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been reading "Emma". Everything Miss Austen writes is clever, but I desiderate something. There is a want of...John Henry Newman Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I am amusing myself with Miss Austin's [sic] novels. She has great power and discrimination in delineating common-pl...Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Jane Austen[novels]Print: Book
1800-1849'Finished Miss Austen's "Emma", which amused me very much, impressing me with a high opinion of her powers of drawing ...William Charles Macready Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'After dinner read a part of "Northanger Abbey", which I do not much like. Heavy, and too long a strain of irony on o...William Charles Macready Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1800-1849'Lay down on the sofa, reading Miss Austen's "Mansfield Park"... The novel, I think, has the prevailing fault of the p...William Charles Macready Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Finished "Mansfield Park", which hurried with a very inartificial [sic] and disagreeable rapidity to its conclusion, ...William Charles Macready Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Why do you like Miss Austen so very much? I am puzzled on that point. What induced you to say that you would have ra...Charlotte Bronte Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
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'I have likewise read one of Miss Austen's works "Emma" - read it with interest and with just the degree of admiration...Charlotte Bronte Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
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'I haven't any right to criticise books and I don't often do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticise Ja...Samuel Langhorne Clemens Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'We certainly do not think it ["Mansfield Park"] as a whole equal to P & P - but it has many & great beauties...'Francis William Austen Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849["Mansfield Park" is] 'Not so clever as P & P - but pleased with it altogether' - Mr K.Edward Austen Knight Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Edward & George. - Not liked it ["Mansfield Park"] near so well as P. & P.'Edward Knight Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Edward & George. - Not liked it ["Mansfield Park"] near so well as P. & P.'George Knight Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Anna liked it ["Mansfield Park"] better than P & P - but not so well as S & S - could not bear Fanny.'Anna Austen Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Anna liked it ["Mansfield Park"] better than P & P - but not so well as S & S - could not bear Fanny'Anna Austen Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Lloyd preferred it ["Mansfield Park"] altogether to either of the others'. ["Pride and Prejudice" and "Sense and...Martha Lloyd Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Lloyd preferred it ["Mansfield Park"] altogether to either of the others'. ["Pride and Prejudice" and "Sense and...Martha Lloyd Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'My Mother - not liked it "[Mansfield Park"] so well as P. & P.'Cassandra Leigh Austen Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Cassandra - thought it quite as clever, tho' not so brilliant as P. & P.'Cassandra Elizabeth Austen Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Burdett - Did not like it ["Mansfield Park"] so well as P. & P.'[Miss] Burdett Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs James Tilson - Liked it ["Mansfield Park"] better than P. & P.'[Mrs James] Tilson Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Fanny Cage - did not much like it ["Mansfield Park"] - not to be compared with P. & P.'Fanny Cage Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Augusta Bramstone - owned that she thought S & S. - and P. & P. downright nonsense.'[Mrs] Augusta Bramstone Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Augusta Bramstone - owned that she thought S & S. - and P. & P. downright nonsense.'[Mrs] Augusta Bramstone Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'The Kintbury Family - very much pleased with it ["Mansfield Park"]; preferred it to either of the others.'Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'The Kintbury Family - very much pleased with it ["Mansfield Park"]; preferred it to either of the others.'Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Sharpe - "I think it "Mansfield Park"] excellent... but since you beg me to be perfectly honest, I must confess ...[Miss] Sharpe Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'I have read M P["Mansfield Park"]... I will add that although it is superior in a great many points in my opinions to...Alethea Bigg Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'I have read M P ["Mansfield Park"]... I will add that although it is superior in a great many points in my opinions t...Alethea Bigg Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'Charles - did not like it ["Mansfield Park"] near so well as P. & P. - thought it wanted Incident.'Charles Austen Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Dickson. - "I have bought M P. - but it is not equal to P. & P.'[Mrs] Dickson Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Creed - preferred S & S and P & P. - to Mansfield Park.'[Mrs] Creed Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr Sherer - did not think it ["Emma"] equal to either M P - which he liked the best of all - or P & P.'[Mr] Sherer Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr Sherer - did not think it ["Emma"] equal to either M P - which he liked the best of all - or P & P.'[Mr] Sherer Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr and Mrs Leigh Perrot - saw many beauties in it ["Emma"], but could not think it equal to P. & P. - Darcy & Elizabe...[Mr] Leigh Perrot Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mr and Mrs Leigh Perrot - saw many beauties in it ["Emma"], but could not think it equal to P. & P. - Darcy & Elizabe...[Mrs] Leigh Perrot Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Countess Craven - admired it ["Emma"] very much, but did not think it equal to P & P. - which she rqanked as the very...[Countess] Craven Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Digweed - did not like it ["Emma"] so well as the others...'[Mrs] Digweed Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Digweed - did not like it ["Emma"] so well as the others...'[Mrs] Digweed Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Digweed - did not like it ["Emma"] so well as the others...'[Mrs] Digweed Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'Miss Harriet Moore - admired it ["Emma"] very much, but M.P. still her favourite of all'.Harriet Moore Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Brandreth - thought the 3d vol: [of "Mansfield Park"] superior to anything I had ever written - quite beautiful!'[Mrs] Brandreth Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Brandreth - thought the 3d vol: [of "Mansfield Park"] superior to anything I had ever written - quite beautiful!'[Mrs] Brandreth Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Brandreth - thought the 3d vol: [of "Mansfield Park"] superior to anything I had ever written - quite beautiful!'[Mrs] Brandreth Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Lefroy - preferred it ["Emma"] to M.P - but like[d] M.P. least of all.'[Mrs] Lefroy Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Lutley Sclater - liked it ["Emma"] very much, better than M.P.'[Mrs] Lutley Sclater Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Mrs Wroughton - did not like it so well as P. & P.'[Mrs] Wroughton Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1900-1945[List of books read in 1945]: 'For Whom the Bell Tolls; Henry Brocken; Doctor Faustus; Life of the Bee; The Screwtape...Hilary Spalding Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'She read a great deal, among her books being one called "Pride and Prejudice", "Which is at present the fashionable n...Anne Isabella (Annabella) Milbanke Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Annabella could read the new novels, "Northanger Abbey" and "Persuasion" (recommended by Augusta, and contrast that k...Anne Isabella (Annabella), Baroness Byron Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1800-1849'Annabella could read the new novels, "Northanger Abbey" and "Persuasion" (recommended by Augusta, and contrast that k...Anne Isabella (Annabella), Baroness Byron Jane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1850-1899The elderly Harriet Martineau reflects upon her altered reading capacity: 'I could not now read "Lalla Rookh" through ...Harriet Martineau Jane AustennovelsPrint: Book
1800-1849Harriet Martineau, Journal, 9 January 1838: 'Read "Pride and Prejudice" again last night. I think it as clever as be...Harriet Martineau Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849Harriet Martineau, Journal, 9 January 1838: 'Finished Judges, in Pictorial Bible, which is a great treat to me. Finish...Harriet Martineau Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849Harriet Martineau, Journal, 11 January 1838: 'Read "Northanger Abbey." Capital: found two touches of pathos.'Harriet Martineau Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1800-1849Harriet Martineau, Journal, 18 January 1838: 'Read much of "Emma" this evening'.Harriet Martineau Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1700-1799'I would not let Martha [Lloyd] read First Impressions [later published as "Pride and Prejudice"] again upon any accou...Martha Lloyd Jane AustenFirst ImpressionsManuscript: Sheet, MS of novel
1800-1849'I am gratified by her [Fanny Knight] having pleasure in what I write - but I wish the knowledge of my being exposed t...Fanny Knight Jane Austenunidentified work in MSManuscript: novel in MS
1850-1899'There was a novel about young women, which I think now must have been "Sense and Sensibility": I could make nothing o...Edwin Muir Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1900-1945'On the wall at the side of the chimney Dad put up the bookshelves which Dodie began to fill with secondhand penny boo...family of Rose GambleJane Austen[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Miss Benn dined with us on the very day of the Books [copies of "Pride and Prejudice"] coming, & in the eveng we set ...Jane Austen Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Our 2d evening's reading to Miss Benn had not pleased me so well, but I beleive [sic] something must be attributed to...Cassandra Leigh Austen Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'I am exceedingly pleased that you can say what you do, having gone thro' the whole work ["Pride and Prejudice"] - & F...Cassandra Austen Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'I am exceedingly pleased that you can say what you do, having gone thro' the whole work ["Pride and Prejudice"] - & F...Fanny Knight Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Lady Robert is delighted with P & P - and really [italics] was [end italics] so as I understand before she knew who w...Lady Robert Kerr Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'And Mr Hastings - I am quite delighted with what such a Man writes about it ["Pride and Prejudice"]. - Henry sent him...Warren Hastings Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'We did not begin reading [the proof-sheets of "Mansfield Park"] till Bentley Green. Henry's approbation hitherto is ...Henry Austen Jane AustenMansfield ParkManuscript: Sheet, proof sheets
1800-1849'Henry is going on with Mansfield Park; he admires H. Crawford - I mean properly - as a clever, pleasant Man.'Henry Austen Jane AustenMansfield ParkManuscript: Sheet, proof sheets
1800-1849'Henry has this moment said that he likes my M[ansfield] P[ark] better & better; - he is in the 3d vol. - I beleive [s...Henry Austen Jane AustenMansfield Park (3rd volume)Manuscript: Sheet, proof sheets
1800-1849'Henry has finished Mansfield Park, & his approbation has not lessened. He found the last half of the last volume [it...Henry Austen Jane AustenMansfield Park (last half of last volume)Manuscript: Sheet, proof sheets
1800-1849'In addition to their [Mr and Mrs Cooke's] standing claims on me, they admire Mansfield Park exceedingly. Mr Cooke sa...Mr and Mrs CookeJane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'We have called upon Miss Dusautoy and Miss Papillon & been very pretty. - Miss D. has a great idea of being Fanny Pri...[Miss] Dusautoy Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Your official opinion of the Merits of "Emma", is very valuable & satisfactory.'John Murray Jane AustenEmmaManuscript: Sheet, MS of novel
1800-1849'Your late Works, Madam, and in particular Mansfield Park reflect the highest honour on your Genius & your Principles;...Prince Regent Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'Your late Works, Madam, and in particular Mansfield Park reflect the highest honour on your Genius & your Principles;...Prince Regent Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Your late Works, Madam, and in particular Mansfield Park reflect the highest honour on your Genius & your Principles;...Prince Regent Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Accept my sincere thanks for the pleasure your Volumes have given me: in the perusal of them I felt a great inclinati...James Stanier Clarke Jane Austen[novels]Print: Book
1800-1849'You were very good to send me Emma - which I have in no respect deserved. It is gone to the Prince Regent. I have re...James Stanier Clarke Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been most anxiously waiting for an introduction to Emma, & am infinitely obliged to you for your kind recollec...Countess of Morley Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been most anxiously waiting for an introduction to Emma, & am infinitely obliged to you for your kind recollec...Countess of Morley Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been most anxiously waiting for an introduction to Emma, & am infinitely obliged to you for your kind recollec...Countess of Morley Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'I have been most anxiously waiting for an introduction to Emma, & am infinitely obliged to you for your kind recollec...Countess of Morley Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1900-1945'January 2...What I chiefly admire in Jane Austen is that what she promises, she performs, i.e. if Sir T. is to arrive...Katherine Mansfield Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1900-1945'January 5... J. and I read "Mansfield Park" with great enjoyment. I wonder if J. [Middleton Murry] is as content as h...Katherine Mansfield Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1900-1945'I can no longer settle to fiction to anything like the extent I did before the war. Could read nothing but Jane Auste...Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1900-1945'As I began to mend, the Governor, to keep me from brooding too much, gave orders that I was to have all the reading m...Stuart Wood [pseud?] Jane Austen [?][unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 6 July 1843: 'Mr Kenyon came yesterday -- & he had just been reading, he...John Kenyon Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Yes I [underlined] have [end underlining] read the book you speak of, "Pride & Prejudice", and I could quite rave abo...Sarah Harriet Burney Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'Many thanks for the loan of "Emma", which, even amidst languor and depression, forced from me a smile, & af...Sarah Harriet Burney Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I am [underlined] so [end underlining] glad you like what you have read of "Emma", and the dear old man's "Gentle sel...Sarah Harriet Burney Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I am [underlined] so [end underlining] glad you like what you have read of "Emma", and the dear old man's "Gentle sel...Charlotte Barrett Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'works of imagination are really becoming too reasonable to be very entertaining. Formerly, in [italics] my time [end ...Susan Ferrier Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1900-1945Thursday 24 June 1937: 'A letter from Ott. [...] She has been [italics]very[end italics] ill [following stroke] [...] ...Philip Morrell Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1900-1945Sunday 31 March 1940: 'S[ense]. & S[ensibility]. all scenes. very sharp. Surprises. masterly [...] Very dramatic. Plot...Virginia Woolf Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1900-1945'Finished reading Mansfield Park, which more than ever convinces me that Jane Austen is trivial, facetious and commonp...James Lees-Milne Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1850-1899E. M. Forster to Laura Mary Forster, 3 March 1898: 'I will tell how I spent my prize money. I got Browning's Poems ...Edward Morgan Forster Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1900-1945E. M. Forster to Alice Clara Forster, 2 July 1905: 'In the evening I read Elizabeth [employer] "Emma". Liebeth [emp...Edward Morgan Forster Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1900-1945E. M. Forster to Arthur Cole, 7 July 1905, following satirical account of English travellers met the previous day: ...Edward Morgan Forster Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1900-1945'I read "Mansfield Park" [Jane Austen]. Proust applied to la petite noblesse de campagne. I also read Aristotle's Et...Harold Nicolson Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Did you ever read "Emma", a novel of Miss Austen's? I have seen three or four [italics] Harriet Smiths [end italics] ...Louisa, Lady Stuart Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I had a letter from Ly. -- on Tuesday that gave me great content, for I, like you, felt a little afraid that the Lady...Louisa, Lady Stuart Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have read both Emma and [torn and illegible]. In the first there is so little to remember, and in the last so much ...Anne Romilly Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Do not oblige him to read any more. - Have mercy on him and tell him the truth [about the authorship of Austen's nove...Mr Wildman Jane AustennovelsPrint: Book
1800-1849'[During summer 1831] Hallam was at Hastings [...] After his holiday Hallam returned to his reading of law, and enjoye...Arthur Hallam Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'[During summer 1831] Hallam was at Hastings [...] After his holiday Hallam returned to his reading of law, and enjoye...Alfred Tennyson Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'[During summer 1831] Hallam was at Hastings [...] After his holiday Hallam returned to his reading of law, and enjoye...Alfred Tennyson Jane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1850-1899'He [Tennyson] would always talk of Thackeray's novels, Esmond, Pendennis, and The Newcomes as being "delicious; they ...Alfred Tennyson Jane Austennovels Print: Book
1900-1945'A paper was then read by Mrs Goadby on Jane Austen followed by readings from her novels by Mrs Ridges, C.E. Stansfiel...Blanche Ridges Jane AustenPrint: Book
1900-1945'A paper was then read by Mrs Goadby on Jane Austen followed by readings from her novels by Mrs Ridges, C.E. Stansfiel...Charles Stansfield Jane AustenPrint: Book
1900-1945'A paper was then read by Mrs Goadby on Jane Austen followed by readings from her novels by Mrs Ridges, C.E. Stansfiel...Sylvanus A. Reynolds Jane AustenPrint: Book
1900-1945'A paper was then read by Mrs Goadby on Jane Austen followed by readings from her novels by Mrs Ridges, C.E. Stansfiel...Elizabeth Edminson and Allan GoadbyJane AustenPrint: Book
1900-1945'A paper was then read by Mrs Goadby on Jane Austen followed by readings from her novels by Mrs Ridges, C.E. Stansfiel...Lilian Goadby Jane AustenPrint: Book
1800-1849'[Anne Isabella Milbanke] read a great deal [during season of 1813], among her books being one called Pride and Prejud...Anne Isabella Milbanke Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'[From New Year, 1818] Annabella could read the new novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion (recommended by Augusta [L...Anne Isabella Lady Byron Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1800-1849'[From New Year, 1818] Annabella could read the new novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion (recommended by Augusta [L...Anne Isabella Lady Byron Jane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1800-1849Tuesday, 14 March 1826: 'I have amused myself occasionally very pleasantly during the few last days by reading over...Walter Scott Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849'[J. G.] Lockhart says that [Scott] used to read aloud from Emma and Northanger Abbey to the family circle.'Walter Scott Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849'[J. G.] Lockhart says that [Scott] used to read aloud from Emma and Northanger Abbey to the family circle.'Walter Scott Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1800-1849Tuesday, 18 September 1827: 'Whiled away the evening over one of Miss Austen's Novels; there is a truth of painting...Walter Scott Jane AustenPrint: Book
1800-1849William Gifford to John Murray (1815): 'I have for the first time looked into "Pride and Prejudice;" and it is real...Wiliam Gifford Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849William Gifford to John Murray, 29 September 1815: 'I have read "Pride and Prejudice [italics]again[end italics] --...Wiliam Gifford Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1800-1849William Gifford to John Murray, 29 September 1815: 'I have read "Pride and Prejudice [italics]again[end italics] --...Wiliam Gifford Jane AustenEmmaManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849The Marchioness of Abercorn to John Murray (1817-18): 'Pray send us Miss Austen's novels the moment you can. Lord A...Lord Abercorn Jane AustennovelsPrint: Book
1850-1899'When not in the curiosity shops, or examining and washing her [ceramic] purchases in the hotel, Lady Charlotte read a...Lady Charlotte Schreiber Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1850-18991 July 1876, from Brussels: 'I have been studiously reading four of Miss Austen's novels, incited thereto by Macaul...Lady Charlotte Schreiber Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1850-18991 July 1876, from Brussels: 'I have been studiously reading four of Miss Austen's novels, incited thereto by Macaul...Lady Charlotte Schreiber Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1850-18991 July 1876, from Brussels: 'I have been studiously reading four of Miss Austen's novels, incited thereto by Macaul...Lady Charlotte Schreiber Jane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1850-18991 July 1876, from Brussels: 'I have been studiously reading four of Miss Austen's novels, incited thereto by Macaul...Lady Charlotte Schreiber Jane AustenMansfield ParkPrint: Book
1700-1799
1800-1849
'[Jane Austen] talked freely of her works among her friends, listened to criticism with patient docility, and read h...Jane Austen Jane Austenfiction writingsPrint: Book
1800-1849Quoted from Mrs Maxwell Scott: 'My cousin, Baroness von Appell (grand-daughter of Sir Walter [Scott]'s brother Thom...Eliza Scott Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1800-1849Charlotte Bronte to George Henry Lewes, 12 January 1848:

'Why do you like Miss Austen so very much? I am ...
Charlotte Brontë Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1850-1899Charlotte Bronte to her publisher, W. S. Williams, 12 April 1850:

'I have [...] read one of Miss Austen's...
Charlotte Brontë Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book
1900-1945

'A Meeting held at Grove House May 3rd H. B. Lawson in the chair

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Mary E. Robson Jane AustenPride and Prejudice (Mr Collins proposes)Print: Book
1850-1899'Read Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen ...'Robert Louis Stevenson Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1850-1899'She [Emma Darwin] was especially devoted to Jane Austen's novels and almost knew them by heart... Scott was also a pe...Emma Darwin Jane AustenunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945

Meeting held at 30 Northcourt Avenue: 21.4.37.

  Ethel C. Stevens in the Chair.

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Victor Alexander Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1900-1945

Meeting held at 30 Northcourt Avenue: 21.4.37.

  Ethel C. Stevens in the Chair.

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Mary Pollard Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1900-1945

Meeting held at 30 Northcourt Avenue: 21.4.37.

  Ethel C. Stevens in the Chair.

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Francis E. Pollard Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1900-1945

Meeting held at 30 Northcourt Avenue: 21.4.37.

  Ethel C. Stevens in the Chair.

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Celia Burrow Jane AustenNorthanger AbbeyPrint: Book
1900-1945

Meeting held at 30 Northcourt Avenue: 21.4.37.

  Ethel C. Stevens in the Chair.

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Elizabeth T. Alexander Jane AustenLove and FriendshipPrint: Book
1900-1945'The truth is that every true admirer of the novels cherishes the happy thought that he alone — reading between ...Katherine Mansfield Jane AustenPrint: Book
1850-1899'For the first time we seem to hear the echo of the voice, and to see the picture of the unknown friend who has charme...Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie Jane AustenPrint: Book
1900-1945'Meeting held at 39, Eastern Avenue. 20. 8. 40
A. B. Dilks in the chair.
1. The minutes of the last meet...
Margaret Dilks Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1900-1945'Meeting held at 39, Eastern Avenue. 20. 8. 40
A. B. Dilks in the chair.
1. The minutes of the last meet...
Margaret Dilks Jane AustenPride and PrejudicePrint: Book
1900-1945'I am now engaged in reading "Sense & Sensibility'. It is, undoubtedly, one of her best. Do you remember the Palmer ...Clive Staples Lewis Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1900-1945 'I am rather surprised at your remark about "Persuasion", as it seemed to me very good — though not quite in her u...Clive Staples Lewis Jane AustenPersuasionPrint: Book
1900-1945'In the mornings in bed I am going over "Sense and Sensibility" again — which I had nearly forgotten. Do you remembe...Clive Staples Lewis Jane AustenSense and SensibilityPrint: Book
1900-1945'I enjoy this peaceful interval of sickness and read the works of Jane Austen, released from a fear of death which...Freya Stark Jane Austen[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'Read Betrand Russell all morning, wrote, ate apples—applied more work NCCL [National Council for Civil Liberties]...Mary Franeis Butts Jane AustenEmmaPrint: Book

 

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