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Jane Austen (1775 - 1817) was a major English novelist, whose brilliantly witty, elegantly structured satirical fiction marks the transition in English literature from 18th century neo-classicism to 19th century romanticism. Born in the village of Steventon, near Basingstoke, in Hampshire. The seventh of eight children, she was the daughter of a clergyman and part of a close-knit family. In 1801 the family moved to Bath until the death of her father. Then, after a period of impermanent homes, in July 1809 the Austen ladies moved to Chawton Cottage, Hampshire, where Jane was to complete most of her major works before her early death.
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Descripción White's Books Ltd, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110956266800
Descripción White's Books Ltd, 2010. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0956266800