A Memoir of Jane Austen is the Austen family’ s memoir of the beloved 19th-century English novelist. Written and compiled by Austen’ s nephew, James Edward Austen-Leigh, A Memoir of Jane Austen reveals the author as her family knew her. A Memoir of Jane Austen did, however, reveal for the first time Austen’ s authorship of such classic stories as Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Sense and Sensibility, and generated interest in these and her other novels among the general public.
A Memoir of Jane Austen was the first published biography about the author and remained the primary biographical work about her for half a century.
Author: James Edward Austen-Leigh
Length: approx. 364 pgs.