Autograph letter signed : Southampton, to Cassandra Austen, 1807 Feb. 8-9.

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Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Autograph letter signed : Southampton, to Cassandra Austen, 1807 Feb. 8-9.

Autograph letter signed : Southampton, to Cassandra Austen, 1807 Feb. 8-9.

Expressing sorrow that Cassandra's return is to be delayed; mentioning alterations to the garden and the house; complaining about her brother Edward's visits because "his Chat seems all forced, his Opinions on many points too much copied from his Wife's." The letter mentions the writers Cowper and Dr. Johnson and a character from Fanny Burney's Evelina. Austen is also reading Sarah Burney's Clarentine and is "surprised to find how foolish it is."

1 item (4 p.) ; 22.8 cm.

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Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

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Jane Austen (b. December 16, 1775, Steventon, Hampshire, England–d. July 18, 1817, Winchester, England) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Her use of biting irony, along with her realism and social commentary, have earned her acclaim among critics and scholars. With the publications of Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814)...

Morrison, Alfred, 1821-1897

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Burney, Sarah Harriet, 1772-1844

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Sarah Harriet Burney, British writer. She wrote several novels, including Clarentine (1796), Geraldine Fauconberg (1808), and Country Neighbours (1820), the heroine of which inspired a poem by Charles Lamb. She is the sister of the more famous novelist Fanny Burney, Mme. D'Arblay. From the description of Sarah Harriet Burney manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1824 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 77744062 Sarah Harriet Burney, British writer. She wrote several n...

Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840

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Burney was an English novelist and letter writer. Mary Hamilton was a good friend of hers. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Fanny Burney to Mary Hamilton, Norbury Park, 1784 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865184 English novelist, author of Evelina, Cecilia, and Camilla. Born Frances Burney, married General d'Arblay. From the description of ALS : to Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi, [1781] May 31-June 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). ...

Austen, Cassandra, 1773-1845

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Sister of the novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chawton, to Anne Sharp, [1817] July 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133337 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Winchester, to Fanny Knight, [1817 July 20]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134342 From the description of Autograph memorandum signed with initials : [Chawton], [ca. 1817 July]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134505 Sister of novelist Jane Austen. ...

Cowper, John, 1737-1770

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Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

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Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was one of the leading literary figures of eighteenth-century England. He is best remembered for compiling the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, published in 1755. Prominent among his diverse other works, he also wrote the satirical History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia (1759), edited The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1765), and produced the important Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets (first collect...