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By James Edward Austen-Leigh, Kathryn Sutherland

James Edward Austen-Leigh's Memoir of his aunt Jane Austen used to be released in 1870, over fifty years after her loss of life. including the shorter reminiscences of James Edward's sisters, Anna Lefroy and Caroline Austen, the Memoir continues to be the top authority for her lifestyles and keeps to notify all next debts. those are kin stories, the checklist of Jane Austen's lifestyles formed and restricted by means of the loyalties, reserve, and affection of nieces and nephews getting better in outdated age the outlines of the younger aunt that they had every one recognized. They nonetheless remembered the form of her bonnet and the tone of her voice, and their first-hand bills convey her vividly prior to us. Their declared partiality additionally increases interesting matters touching on biographical fact, and the phrases within which all biography functions.

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