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Primary texts

Austen, Jane: Mansfield Park , 1814.

Austen, Jane : Emma , 1816.

Austen, Jane: Northanger Abbey, 1818.

Austen, Jane: Persuasion , 1818.

Austen, Jane: Letters to her sister Cassandra and others.

  • (1) My dear Cassandra: The Illustrated Letters, (abridged,) selected and introduced by Penelope Hughes-Hallett (1990).
  • (2) The following complete letters (xerox copies): 20 Nov. 1800; 24 Jan. 1809; 31 May 1811; 16 Feb. 1813; 20 May 1813; 2 March 1814; 20 Feb. 1817.

More, Hannah: Strictures on the Modern System of Female Education , 1799. Extracts (xeroxed).

A Governess in the Age of Jane Austen: The Journals and Letters of Agnes Porter. Edited by Joanna Martin (1998). Extracts (xeroxed).

The Daily Universal Register / The Times, 1 Jan. 1785; 7 Nov. 1805; 29 May 1811; 22 June 1815. Extracts (xeroxed).

Cobbett, William, The Political Register. 18 Jan. and 15 Mar. 1806; 1 July 1809; 19 Oct. 1816. Extracts (xeroxed).

Secondary sources

(1) The social and political scene

  • Ford, Boris (ed.). The Cambridge Guide to the Arts in Britain (also published as The Cambridge Cultural History of Britain). Vol. 6: Romantics to Early Victorians (1990)/ The Romantic Age in Britain (1995).
  • Colley, Linda. Britons: Forging the Nation, 1707-1837 (1992).
  • Derry, John W. Politics in the Age of Fox, Pitt and Liverpool (1990).
  • Murray, Venetia. High Society: A Social History of the Regency Period, 1788-1830 (1998).
  • Smith, E.A. George IV (1999).

(2) The relationship between historical and literary texts

  • Rockwell, Joan. Fact in Fiction: The Use of Literature in the Systematic Study of Society (1974).
  • Olsen, Stein Haugom. "Literature, Fiction and Reality. A Problematic Relationship", in The End of Literary Theory (1987).

(3) On Jane Austen

  • The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen. Ed. by E. Copeland and J. McMaster (1997).
  • Butler, Marilyn. Jane Austen and the War of Ideas (1975).
  • Byrne, Paula. Jane Austen and the Theatre (2002).
  • Collins, Irene. Jane Austen and the Clergy (1993).
  • Collins, Irene. Jane Austen: The Parson’s Daughter (1998).
  • Devlin, D.D. Jane Austen and Education (1975).
  • Fritzer, Penelope J. Jane Austen and Eighteenth-Century Courtesy Books (1997).
  • Mudrick, Marvin. Jane Austen: Irony as Defense and Discovery (1952).
  • Roberts, Warren. Jane Austen and the French Revolution (1979).
  • Sales, Roger. Jane Austen and Representations of Regency England (1994).
  • Southam, B.C., ed. Jane Austen: The Critical Heritage. 2 vols. (1968, 1987).
  • Southam, Brian. Jane Austen and the Navy (2000).
  • Tanner, Tony. Jane Austen (1986).
  • Tomalin, Claire. Jane Austen: A Life (1997).

(4) On other writers and topics

  • Jones, M.G. Hannah More (1952).
  • Todd, Janet. Mary Wollstonecraft: A Revolutionary Life (2000).
  • Vickery, Amanda. The Gentleman’s Daughter: Women’s Lives in Georgian England (1998).
  • Williams, Raymond. Cobbett (1983).
  • Williams, Francis. Dangerous Estate: The Anatomy of Newspapers (1957). Ch. V: "Feeling of the Country".
  • Woods, Oliver, and James Bishop. The Story of The Times (1983). Ch. 1: "The Founding of The Times"; Ch. 2: "The Formative Years".

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