Anna Lefroy

Standard Name: Lefroy, Anna


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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...
Family and Intimate relationships Catherine Hubback
In later years there was some dissension among the descendants about the family legacy: by 8 August 1862 Anna Lefroy had become suspicious of CH 's role as guardian of their aunt's memory.
Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
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Literary responses Rachel Hunter
This novel was the second of RH 's to be affectionately mocked by Jane Austen . Austen sent her niece the future Anna Lefroy a letter purportedly for delivery to RH herself, in the formal...
Reception Catherine Hubback
CH 's use of her aunt's work evidently rankled with some family members. On 8 August 1862 Anna Lefroy (daughter of the eldest Austen brother) wrote that the manuscript of the unfinished Sanditon was at...
Textual Production Jane Austen
JA wrote of this novel, I can no more forget it, than a mother can forget her sucking child.
Honan, Park. Jane Austen: Her Life. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
She published it as a Lady: the only one issued this way, since later...
Textual Production Jane Austen
Its unfinished condition has been seen as an invitation by many later writers, beginning with Austen's niece Anna Lefroy . Reginald Hill dedicated his, A Cure for All Diseases (2008, titled The Price of Butcher's...


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