en

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature, her realism and biting social commentary cementing her historical importance among scholars and critics.Austen lived her entire life as part of a close-knit family located on the lower fringes of the English landed gentry. She was educated primarily by her father and older brothers as well as through her own reading. The steadfast support of her family was critical to her development as a professional writer. Her artistic apprenticeship lasted from her teenage years until she was about 35 years old. During this period, she experimented with various literary forms, including the epistolary novel which she tried then abandoned, and wrote and extensively revised three major novels and began a fourth. From 1811 until 1816, with the release of Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1815), she achieved success as a published writer. She wrote two additional novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, both published posthumously in 1818, and began a third, which was eventually titled Sanditon, but died before completing it.Austen's works critique the novels of sensibility of the second half of the 18th century and are part of the transition to 19th-century realism. Her plots, though fundamentally comic, highlight the dependence of women on marriage to secure social standing and economic security. Her work brought her little personal fame and only a few positive reviews during her lifetime, but the publication in 1869 of her nephew's A Memoir of Jane Austen introduced her to a wider public, and by the 1940s she had become widely accepted in academia as a great English writer. The second half of the 20th century saw a proliferation of Austen scholarship and the emergence of a Janeite fan culture.
роки життя: 16 Грудня 1775 18 Липня 1817

Книжки

Аудіокнижки

Видані аудіокнижки

Цитати

waytooflytobeoneofyallцитуєторік
he looked for a mo­ment at El­iza­beth, till catch­ing her eye, he with­drew his own and coldly said, “She is tol­er­able; but not hand­some enough to tempt me; and I am in no hu­mour at present to give con­sequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men. You had bet­ter re­turn to your part­ner and en­joy her smiles, for you are wast­ing your time with me.”
VEDANSHI AWASTHIцитуєторік
Elinor, this eldest daughter, whose advice was so effectual, possessed a strength of understanding, and coolness of judgment, which qualified her, though only nineteen, to be the counsellor of her mother, and enabled her frequently to counteract, to the advantage of them all, that eagerness of mind in Mrs. Dashwood which must generally have led to imprudence. She had an excellent heart;—her disposition was affectionate, and her feelings were strong; but she knew how to govern them: it was a knowledge which her mother had yet to learn; and which one of her sisters had resolved never to be taught.
VEDANSHI AWASTHIцитуєторік
that sanguine expectation of happiness which is happiness itself.

Враження

Kay🖤ділиться враженнямторік
👍Раджу

🔥🔥🔥 amazing 🖤

  • Jane Austen
    Pride And Prejudice
    • 17.3K
    • 4.6K
    • 145
    • 724
    en
    Безкоштовно
  • Ivetta Duisinділиться враженнямторік
    💞Романтична
    😄Весела
    👍Раджу
    🐼Добра

    ❤️❤️💯👍😍👌🌷👩‍❤️‍👨💕

  • Jane Austen
    Emma
    • 4.5K
    • 332
    • 23
    • 187
    en
    Безкоштовно
  • b7685922650ділиться враженнямторік
    💡Пізнавальна
    🎯Корисна
    💞Романтична
    👍Раджу

    What a wonderful book written by the greatest author of all, Jane Austen! Strongly recommend!

  • Jane Austen
    Pride And Prejudice
    • 17.3K
    • 4.6K
    • 145
    • 724
    en
    Безкоштовно
  • fb2epub
    Перетягніть файли сюди, не більш ніж 5 за один раз