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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English



  • Steventon (England),
  • England,
  • Steventon.


  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Steventon.,
  • Novelists, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Steventon.,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Steventon (England) -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Emma Austen-Leigh.
LC ClassificationsPR4036 .A78 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 53 p., [15] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5065661M
ISBN 100841428883
LC Control Number74032130

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Genre/Form: Steventon (Hampshire) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Austen-Leigh, Emma. Jane Austen and Steventon. London: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and co. Jane Austen was born in Steventon, England, in Her father, George Austen, was the rector of the local parish and taught her largely at home. The seventh of eight children, Austen lived with her parents for her entire life, first in Steventon and later in Bath, Southampton, and Chawton. Jane Austen was born on 16 December to George and Cassandra Austen. George the rector of the Anglican parish of Steventon – Hampshire UK was descended from a family of woollen manufacturers while his wife Cassandra was a member of the prominent Leigh family. A Brief B iography. Jane Austen (), one of England’s foremost novelists, was never publicly acknowledged as a writer during her lifetime. Austen was born on Decem , at Steventon Rectory in Hampshire, the seventh child of a country clergyman and .

  Jane Austen’s Steventon was not only the place where she was born but was also the spot where she lived when her creativity flourished and she wrote Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, and Sense and ton was a rural village with a small population located in north Hampshire, England situated about 7 miles south-west of Basingstoke, between the villages of .   "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's classic novel of manners and mores in early nineteenth century England. As the Bennets prepare their five grown daughters to enter into society, each shows personality traits that illuminate their future prospects as wives/5(33).   Jane Austen (* Dezember in Steventon, Basingstoke and Deane; † Juli in Winchester) war eine britische Schriftstellerin aus der Zeit des Regency, deren Hauptwerke wie “Stolz und Vorurteil” und “Emma” zu den Klassikern der englischen Literatur Pages: The seventh child and second daughter of Cassandra and George Austen, Jane Austen was born on Decem , in Steventon, Hampshire, England. Austen's parents were well Born: