A Memoir of Jane Austen (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): By Her Nephew

A Memoir of Jane Austen (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): By Her Nephew

by J. E. Austen-Leigh

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Overview

Published in 1870, this was the first full-length biography of Jane Austen.  Written by her nephew, it is filled with loving family remembrances as well as details of social and domestic life in rural England.  Austen-Leigh's biography is the most influential source on Austen scholarship outside of Austen’s own writings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411436817
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 02/15/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 380
File size: 270 KB

About the Author

James Edward Austen-Leigh (1798-1874) is best known for his reminiscences of his aunt, but he specialized in silhouette engravings. Some of his silhouettes are even published alongside his aunt’s writings of the countryside.

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