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Jane austen

  1. 1. 1775 - 1817
  2. 2. Born in Steventon,Hampshire
  3. 3. Biography•One of eightchildren•Belonged to the landedgentry, asocial group oftendepicted inhernovels.•Nevermarried•Lived with herfamilyherwhole life•Publishedanonymously
  4. 4. FamousnovelsNorthanger Abbey, 1818Pride and Prejudice, 1813Emma, 1815Sense and Sensibility, 1811Mansfield Park, 1814Persuasion, 1818
  5. 5. Jane Austen’s society Important stuff: •marriage • social status •virtue •gender •money
  6. 6. RecurringThemesLoveMarriageSocial statusMoneyThe lives of women
  7. 7. Pride and PrejudiceOne of the mostfamousnovelseverFamousopeningline: It is a truthuniversallyacknowledged, that a single man in possession of a goodfortune, must be in want of a wife.Main characters are Elizabeth (prejudice)and Mr Darcy (pride)Modern adaptations: Bridget Jones’Diary, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
  8. 8. ReferencesCommons.wikimedia.org (2012) File:Jane Austen colouredversion.jpg - WikimediaCommons. [online]Available at: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jane_Austen_coloured_version.jpg [Accessed:25 Mar 2012].Commons.wikimedia.org (2012) File:SteventonRectory.jpg - WikimediaCommons. [online] Availableat: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SteventonRectory.jpg [Accessed: 25 Mar 2012].Commons.wikimedia.org (2012) File:Brock Pride and Prejudice.jpg - WikimediaCommons. [online]Available at: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brock_Pride_and_Prejudice.jpg [Accessed: 25Mar 2012].Commons.wikimedia.org (2005) File:JaneAustenCassandraWatercolour.jpg - WikimediaCommons.[online] Available at: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JaneAustenCassandraWatercolour.jpg[Accessed: 25 Mar 2012].Commons.wikimedia.org (1851) File:Jane-Austen-family-heraldic-arms.png - WikimediaCommons.[online] Available at: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jane-Austen-family-heraldic-arms.png?uselang=sv [Accessed: 25 Mar 2012].
  9. 9. Commons.wikimedia.org (1873) File:Pickering - Greatbatch - Jane Austen - Pride andPrejudice - Shethentoldhimwhat Mr. Darcyhadvoluntarilydone for Lydia.jpg -WikimediaCommons. [online] Available at:http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pickering_-_Greatbatch_-_Jane_Austen_-_Pride_and_Prejudice_-_She_then_told_him_what_Mr._Darcy_had_voluntarily_done_for_Lydia.jpg [Accessed:25 Mar 2012].En.wikipedia.org (2012) File:Jane Austen signature from herwill.svg - Wikipedia, thefreeencyclopedia. [online] Available at:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jane_Austen_signature_from_her_will.svg [Accessed:25 Mar 2012].En.wikipedia.org (2012) File:Mr and Mrs Andrews 1748-49.jpg - Wikipedia, thefreeencyclopedia. [online] Available at:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mr_and_Mrs_Andrews_1748-49.jpg [Accessed: 25 Mar2012].En.wikipedia.org (1869) Jane Austen - Wikipedia, the freeencyclopedia. [online] Availableat: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Austen#Adulthood [Accessed: 25 Mar 2012].Sparknotes.com (1984) SparkNotes: Pride and Prejudice: PlotOverview. [online] Availableat: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/pride/summary.html [Accessed: 25 Mar 2012].

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