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3 edition of portrait of Jane Austen found in the catalog.

portrait of Jane Austen

Cecil, David Lord

portrait of Jane Austen

by Cecil, David Lord

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDavid Cecil.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4036 .C4 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p., [8] laves of plates :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14897543M
    ISBN 10094624003


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In writing A Portrait Of Jane Austen, David Cecil has "taken particular pains to set [his] heroine in the context of the period and society in which she lived."The reason for this, he argues, is the often "comically misleading portrait" drawn by fellow biographers and critics who interpret Jane Austen's life from a contemporary point of view/5.

Austen's readers have long wished for a good picture of their favorite author. The only authenticated picture of Jane Austen is a small pencil and watercolor sketch made by her sister, Cassandra, on display in the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Cassandra also painted a watercolor of her in a blue dress with her face hidden by a bonnet. Jane Austen scholar Dr Paula Byrne claims to have discovered a lost portrait of the author which, far from depicting a grumpy spinster, shows a writer at. Portrait of Jane Austen Paperback – November 1, by David Cecil (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings.

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In DecemberMarianne’s nephew, Lord Brabourne, published his Letters of Jane Austen A Memoir, using as a frontispiece for his book the Rice Portrait of Jane Austen. This was the first time Jane Austen’s letters had been published and Brabourne’s book must have been of considerable interest to Marianne and Louisa.

In DecemberMarianne’s nephew, Lord Brabourne, published his Letters of Jane Austen A Memoir, using as a frontispiece for his book the Rice Portrait of Jane Austen. This was the first time Jane Austen’s letters had been published and Brabourne’s book must have been of considerable interest to Marianne and Louisa.