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    • 1775 - 1817
    • Born in Steventon,Hampshire
    • Biography•One of eightchildren•Belonged to the landedgentry, asocial group oftendepicted inhernovels.•Nevermarried•Lived with herfamilyherwhole life•Publishedanonymously
    • FamousnovelsNorthanger Abbey, 1818Pride and Prejudice, 1813Emma, 1815Sense and Sensibility, 1811Mansfield Park, 1814Persuasion, 1818
    • Jane Austen’s society Important stuff: •marriage • social status •virtue •gender •money
    • RecurringThemesLoveMarriageSocial statusMoneyThe lives of women
    • 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
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