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Lady Susan and Other Works (Wordsworth Classics) Paperback – 7 May 2013
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About the Author
One of England's most beloved authors, Jane Austen wrote such classic novels as Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, and Northanger Abbey. Published anonymously during her life, Austen's work was renowned for its realism, humour, and commentary on English social rites and society at the time. Austen's writing was supported by her family, particularly by her brother, Henry, and sister, Cassandra, who is believed to have destroyed, at Austen's request, her personal correspondence after Austen's death in 1817. Austen's authorship was revealed by her nephew in A Memoir of Jane Austen, published in 1869, and the literary value of her work has since been recognized by scholars around the world.
Keith Carabine, Senior Honorary Research Fellow, University of Kent at Canterbury, and Chair of the Joseph Conrad Society (UK), is the author of The Life and Art: A Study of Conrad's 'Under Western Eyes' (1996) and the literary editor of Wordsworth Classics. He has also written on Sherwood Anderson, Dickens, Dostoevsky, Hawthorne, Hemingway, Wright Morris and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Nicholas Seager is Lecturer in English at Keele University. He has published essays on authors ranging from John Bunyan to Oliver Goldsmith, and in journals including the Modern Language Review, The Library, Philological Quarterly, Eighteenth-Century Fiction, and The Eighteenth-Century Novel. He is the author of The Rise of the Novel: A Reader's Guide to Essential Criticism (2012) and a forthcoming monograph, Daniel Defoe and the History of Fictional Form.