James Edward Austen-Leigh

Standard Name: Austen-Leigh, James Edward


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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Austen
The eldest of JA 's brothers, James , was ten years her senior. He followed his father into a church career (having edited a literary periodical with his brother Henry during his student days). After...
Leisure and Society Jane Austen
Generations of JA readers lacked any image of her except silhouettes which give little away, a back view, and an unsatisfactory, unfinished sketch by her sister Cassandra . From this, various new versions have been...
Literary responses Charlotte Yonge
The Daisy Chain's popularity was long-lasting, though not so intense as that of The Heir of Redclyffe. Jane Austen 's nephew James Austen-Leigh compared it to the work of Austen and Scott ...
Occupation Catherine Hubback
CH left sketch-books which a hundred years after her death were described in print by one of her descendants as a Peepshow on Victorian Life.
Gilson, David. A Bibliography of Jane Austen. Clarendon Press; Oxford University Press.
In March 1870 she was corresponding with James Austen-Leigh
Textual Production Melesina Trench
Because a grand-daughter (Mary-Melusina, daughter of Richard Chenevix Trench) married a son of James Edward Austen-Leigh (first biographer of his aunt Jane Austen ), MT 's papers are now housed with the Austen-Leigh papers at...


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