Cassandra Austen

Standard Name: Austen, Cassandra

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Education Jane Austen
JA , her sister , and her cousin Jane Cooper began on what became about six months away from home for the sake of schooling.
Le Faye, Deirdre. A Chronology of Jane Austen and her Family. Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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Le Faye, Deirdre. “Chronology of Jane Austen’s Life”. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 1 - 11.
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Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987.
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Education Jane Austen
JA and her sister attended the Abbey School at Reading.
Le Faye, Deirdre. “Chronology of Jane Austen’s Life”. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 1 - 11.
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Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987.
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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Austen
The Rev. Tom Fowle, fiancé of JA 's sister, Cassandra , died of fever at Santo Domingo in the Caribbean.
Le Faye, Deirdre. “Chronology of Jane Austen’s Life”. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 1 - 11.
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Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987.
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Family and Intimate relationships Jane Austen
JA 's most important relationship was with her sister, Cassandra , who after Jane's death called her the sun of my life.
Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987.
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The two shared a room (though not a bed) and corresponded regularly...
Family and Intimate relationships Catherine Hubback
Once she became a writer herself, CH drew some capital from her relationship to her famous aunt, Jane Austen , who died the year before she was born. Tradition later said that as a little...
Health Jane Austen
At school in Southampton, JA and her sister and cousin fell seriously ill with typhus and were brought home.
Le Faye, Deirdre. A Chronology of Jane Austen and her Family. Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987.
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Intertextuality and Influence Margaret Kennedy
Kennedy once again found her inspiration for this novel in the model of Jane Austen . For Troy Chimneys, she extracted parts of the letters which Austen wrote to her sister, Cassandra .
Powell, Violet. The Constant Novelist. W. Heinemann, 1983.
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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...
Performance of text Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis
Genlis' daughters gave performances of these plays to large audiences (up to five hundred people).
Dow, Gillian. “Books owned by Jane Austen’s niece, Caroline, donated to Chawton House Library”. The Female Spectator, No. 4, pp. 1 - 3.
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The work was several times translated into English (beginning in late 1780) as The Theatre of Education. A...
Publishing Mary Martha Sherwood
MMS wrote later, It was a matter of course to me that I was to write, and also a matter of instinct. My head was always busy in inventions, and it was a delight to...
Residence Jane Austen
Following her father 's retirement on health grounds, JA moved with her parents and sister from Steventon in Hampshire to 4 Sydney Place, Bath.
Le Faye, Deirdre. “Chronology of Jane Austen’s Life”. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 1 - 11.
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Residence Jane Austen
JA , with her mother , her sister , and their friend Martha Lloyd , moved from Southampton to the security of Chawton Cottage in Hampshire.
Le Faye, Deirdre. “Chronology of Jane Austen’s Life”. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 1 - 11.
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Residence Jane Austen
JA 's sister, Cassandra , moved with her from Chawton to 8 College Street, Winchester, for the sake of a Hospital & capital Surgeons.
Le Faye, Deirdre. “Chronology of Jane Austen’s Life”. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 1 - 11.
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Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987.
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Textual Features Catherine Hubback
The younger sister is Emma Watson, who has been educated away from home, and who on returning to her impoverished family finds herself out of sympathy with her elder sisters' quest to attract husbands. As...
Textual Production Jane Austen
According to JA 's sister Cassandra the planning and writing of Mansfield Park, her longest novel, took Austen about twenty-nine months.
Fergus, Jan. “The Professional Woman Writer”. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
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Le Faye, Deirdre. “Chronology of Jane Austen’s Life”. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen, edited by Edward Copeland and Juliet McMaster, Cambridge University Press, 1997, pp. 1 - 11.
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