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By Paul Poplawski

ISBN-10: 0313300178

ISBN-13: 9780313300172

ISBN-10: 0861721098

ISBN-13: 9780861721092

ISBN-10: 1567508898

ISBN-13: 9781567508895

Might be the 1st sleek novelist, Jane Austen (1775-1817) has left an indelible mark at the international of letters. She is healthier often called the writer of penetrating reviews of family lifestyles and manners in Georgian England, and her works stay learn and favored at the present time. Her writings have additionally generated a tremendous quantity of scholarship, and critics proceed to provide insightful interpretations of her writings. This reference e-book is a correct, accomplished, and distinctive consultant to her existence and works. The chronologies that commence the amount define the valuable occasions in her existence and position her works inside greater old and literary contexts. the loads of alphabetically prepared entries that keep on with establish characters, speak about works and issues, and synthesize the tremendous physique of feedback dedicated to her writings. the amount concludes with huge bibliographies of works by means of and approximately Austen.

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Richard Trevithick (1771–1833) invents high-pressure steam engine, which leads to development of steam locomotives. First successful use of steam engine to propel a vessel, the Charlotte Dundas, on the Forth and Clyde Canal in Scotland. Health and Morals of Apprentices Act pioneers health and safety legislation in British factories. 7 million yards of linen and 78,000 pounds of silk. 1803 May: Start of the Napoleonic Wars as hostilities are resumed between Britain and France. 1804 May: William Pitt becomes prime minister again (until his death in January 1806).

Health and Morals of Apprentices Act pioneers health and safety legislation in British factories. 7 million yards of linen and 78,000 pounds of silk. 1803 May: Start of the Napoleonic Wars as hostilities are resumed between Britain and France. 1804 May: William Pitt becomes prime minister again (until his death in January 1806). Napoleon proclaimed emperor of France. Spain declares war on Britain at instigation of France. Richard Trevithick builds the first steam locomotive to run on rails and runs it on the track at Pen-y-darren ironworks, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales.

1913 Jane Austen: Her Life and Letters, A Family Record by William Austen-Leigh (son of J. E. Austen-Leigh) and his nephew Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh: based on the 1869–1871 Memoir but drawing on newly available material and many unpublished family papers. (This largely factual biography has come to be seen as the standard Life of the author and as a primary source of reference for Austen 22 Chronological Contexts scholarship. Drawing on R. A. ) 1920 Personal Aspects of Jane Austen by Mary Augusta Austen-Leigh (daughter of J.

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