Jane Austen and the Fiction of Her Time

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Angelina, or l'Amie Inconnue, see Edgeworth
Amis, Kingsley, 'What Became of Jane Austen?' 176 n. 12
Armstrong, Isobel, Jane Austen: 'Mansareld Park', Penguin Critical Studies, 89
Armstrong, Nancy, Desire and Domestic Fiction:
A Political History of the Novel, 10, 169 n. 30
Auerbach, Nina, 'Jane Austen's Dangerous Charm Feeling as OneOught about Fanny Price', 176 n. 12
Austen, Anna (afterwards Lefroy), 1, 13; unpublished novel, 65
Austen, Cassandra, 1, 3, 13; note on order of composition of the novels, 25; ideas about arction, 60; see also Letters
Austen, Henry, 'Biographical Notice of the
Author', 5
Austen, Jane, narrowness of range, 3, 4, 6 Catharine or the Bower, 18, 19–25, 39, 41, 48; critical opinion: Southam, 22 'Elinor and Marianne', 25–6, 64 Emma, review by Scott, 4; 112–34; critical opinion: Burrows, Gard, Mooneyham, Neill, Sulloway, Tanner, Tobin, 178–9 4, 5, Kirkham, 114–15; see also 'Opinions of Emma' 'First Impressions', original draft of Pride and Prejudice, 37, 39; rejected by Cadell, the publisher, 25, 39 Jack and Alice, 16–17 Juvenilia, 15, 16–18 Lady Susan, 18, 25, 64 Lesley Castle, 17 Love and Freindship, 17–18 Mansareld Park, 8, 9, 85–111; evangelical inafluence, 8, 12, 85–6, 90, 95, 99, 105; and the slave trade, 12–13; critical opinion: Isobel Armstrong, 89, Butler, 10, Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, 88, Farrer, 6, 88–9, Litz, 9, Paris, 177 nn.13, 20, Said, 169 n. 34, 177 n. 15, Southam, 169 n. 34, Tanner, 89, 105; see also 'Opinions of Mansareld Park Northanger Abbey, 1, 24, 26–36; early version, 'Susan', 25–6; reference to Gregory, 18–19 Persuasion, 9, 135–56; critical opinion: British Critic, 135, Butler, 135, Mudrick, 9, Tanner, 141; the cancelled chapter, 154 Plan of a Novel, 13, 79, 137–8, 150–1 Pride and Prejudice, 9, 37, 39, 41–61, inheritance and money, 39; critical opinion: Austen's own critique, 'light, and bright, and sparkling', 13, 60, 62; Butler, 37, 51, Litz 9, Mudrick 9 Sanditon, 9, 15, 157–65; critical opinion: Butler, 158, 159, Mudrick, 9, Southam, 160, Tanner, 158 Sense and Sensibility, 9, 37, 62–83, 162; publication, 26, 39; inheritance and money, 37, 62; probable date of composition, 62; critical opinion: Butler, 10, Farrer, 6, Mudrick, 9 The Watsons, 18, 38–41, 43–4, 49; inafluence on Pride and Prejudice, 39–41; time of composition, 25–6
Austen-Leigh, James Edward, letter to, 16 December 1816, 'little bit of Ivory', 5; Memoir, 5, 13, 14, 169 n. 35
Barrett, Eaton Stannard, The Heroine, or Adventures of a Fair Romance Reader, 33, 113, 114, 121
Bator, Paul G., 'Rhetoric and the Novel in the Eighteenth Century British University Curriculum', 167 n. 5
Belinda, see Edgeworth
'Biographical Notice of the Author', see Austen, Henry
Bronte, Charlotte, opinion of Austen, 168 n. 24


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