Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Born: December 16, 1775

Died: July 28, 1817

Nationality: British

Occupation: Writer

Biography: 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 has gained her historical importance among scholars and critics.

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Source/Notes: The Complete Novels of Jane Austen, Volume 2: Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion (2012 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307822765

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Source/Notes: The Complete Novels of Jane Austen (2007 edition), Wordsworth Editions - ISBN: 9781840225563