Born December 16th 1775, at Steventon.
Privately baptized the following day.
Received into the Church at Steventon, April 5th 1776.
Educated at boarding schools in Oxford and Southampton, and at the Abbey School, Reading.
Her six great novels were:
1. Pride and Prejudice. (Originally titled First Impressions.)
2. Sense and Sensibility. (Originally titled Elinor and Marianne.)
Begun in 1797.
3. Northanger Abbey.
Sold to Crosby, the publisher - and advertised for publication as Susan. The manuscript and copyright were bought back, on Jane's behalf, by Henry Thomas Austen, in 1816.
Published (posthumously) with Persuasion, 1818.
4. Mansfield Park. Written 1811-1813.
Second edition, revised and republished, 1816.
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