Definition of Jane austen

1. Noun. English novelist noted for her insightful portrayals of middle-class families (1775-1817).

Exact synonyms: Austen
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



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Janaki
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Jane-of-apes
Jane Austen
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Jane Sixpack
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Literary usage of Jane austen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"jane austen (1775-1817) IHE biography of one of the greatest English novelists might be ... jane austen, the second daughter of an English clergyman, ..."

2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1916)
"CHAPTER X jane austen THE literary descent of jane austen's fiction is plain to trace. ... jane austen read her novels (in her twenty-first year (1796) she ..."

3. English Prose: Selections by Henry Craik (1907)
"THERE is probably no writer of fiction of whom it can be said, with so much truth as of jane austen, that the taste for his or her books must almost of ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1892)
"With a Memoir of jane austen by her nephew, JE Austen Leigh ; a portrait, ... This volume is not included in any other American edition of jane austen. ..."

5. Masters of the English Novel: A Study of Principles and Personalities by Richard Burton (1909)
"... CHAPTER V REALISM: jane austen IT has been said that Miss Austen came nearer to showing. life as it is,—the life she knew and chose to depict,—than any ..."

6. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"jane austen (1775-1817) IHE biography of one of the greatest English novelists might be ... jane austen, the second daughter of an English clergyman, ..."

7. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1916)
"CHAPTER X jane austen THE literary descent of jane austen's fiction is plain to trace. ... jane austen read her novels (in her twenty-first year (1796) she ..."

8. English Prose: Selections by Henry Craik (1907)
"THERE is probably no writer of fiction of whom it can be said, with so much truth as of jane austen, that the taste for his or her books must almost of ..."

9. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1892)
"With a Memoir of jane austen by her nephew, JE Austen Leigh ; a portrait, ... This volume is not included in any other American edition of jane austen. ..."

10. Masters of the English Novel: A Study of Principles and Personalities by Richard Burton (1909)
"... CHAPTER V REALISM: jane austen IT has been said that Miss Austen came nearer to showing. life as it is,—the life she knew and chose to depict,—than any ..."

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