Selected letters - Jane Austen
A fascinating record not only of her day to day existence, but of the pleasures and frustrations experienced by women of her social class
Jane Austen fashion: fashion and needlework in the works of Jane Austen - Penelope Byrde
Every aspect of fashion is discussed bringing the period most vividly to life.
Jane Austen and crime - Susannah Fullerton
Adultery, elopement, dwelling and even hanging offences…all these appear in Jane Austen's writings
Jane and her gentlemen: Jane Austen and the men in her life and novels - Audrey Hawkridge
Shows that Jane was much more worldly than many have given her credit for and that she was never short of suitors and male friends.
Jane Austen's guide to dating - Lauren Henderson
Brings Austen's Regency wisdom into the 21st century
Jane Austen and food - Maggie Lane
Food plays a vital part in the novels and the author discusses Jane's own ambivalent attitude to the provision and enjoyment of food
Jane Austen: a companion - Josephine Ross
A guide to Jane Austen, her work and her world
Jane Austen - Carol Shields
A concise summary of Jane Austen's life with added insights into why and how Austen wrote the way she did.
Jane Austen and the Navy - Brian Southam
Shows the novelist as a historian of Nelson's navy. Two of her brothers served in the Navy and later became admirals.
Jane Austen: a life - Claire Tomalin
A biography that paints a surprisingly different picture of the Austen family and their Hampshire neighbours.