Jane Austen

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Jane Austen was an early 19th century British author. She is known best for her novels Sense and Snesibility and Pride and Prejudice. Here are the latest posts about writer Jane Austen:

  • Jane Austen to Appear on Ten Pound Note in 2017 (2013-07-29): Jane Austen will appear on the English ten pound note starting in 2017.

  • P.D. James Explains Why She Wrote a Sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice (2011-11-04): Mystery writer P.

  • HarperCollins Hires Joanna Trollope to Rewrite Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility (2011-09-14): The Guardian reports that British author Joanna Trollope has been commissioned by HarperCollins to write a contemporary version of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility.

  • Google Creates Jane Austen Doodle (2010-12-16): Google's UK made a special Google Doodle to celebrate British novelist Jane Austen's 235th birthday.

  • Experts Debate Cause of Jane Austen's Death (2009-11-30): Years after her death, scholars and medical experts are still debating what caused the death of Jane Austen.

  • Chawton Battles City of Bath Over Jane Austen Bragging Rights (2008-09-25): A battle is raging over Jane Austen's home.

  • Jane Austen Has a Hangover? (2008-04-29): Jane Austen fans are shocked at the portrayal of the author in a new television program on the BBC.