Everything you need to understand or teach Jane Austen's Letters by Jane Austen.
Jane Austen's Letters is a collection of letters mostly from Jane Austen, collected and edited by Deirdre Le Faye. The letters are dated from January 9th, 1976 to July 29th, 1817. The last three letters in the collection are Jane Austen's sister, Cassandra, writing about Jane's death. This collection provides an intimate perusal into the life and opinions of the great author. Jane Austen's Letters allows the reader to delve deeply in Jane Austen's personal life.
The letters generally are written by Jane Austen to her older sister and best friend, Cassandra Austen. Other letters are written to Jane's brothers, friends, nieces and nephews. Because Cassandra and Jane both remained unmarried during their lives and they lived together, these letters would not have been necessary except for the extent of visiting that both girls partook in. The letters detail their visits to their brothers' families and their friends' homes. The...
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