Curious and interesting facts from the life of Jane Austen
The English writer who first gave the novel a modern character by making in him everyday life.
Jane Austen never married, and all her stock of unspent motherly love moved to his many nieces and few literary creation. The novel "Pride and prejudice" she called "my beloved child".
The first 25 years of his life Jane held in Hampshire.
Still considered the "First lady" of English literature
Her most famous novel "Pride and prejudice" was initially rejected by the publisher who found it boring and insignificant.
Most famous works are "Pride and prejudice", "Mind and sensibility", "Persuasion“, “Emma”.
Currently, a wide recognition came to her only in the XX century.
According to a survey of modern authors who write romance novels, her book "Pride and prejudice" is the best novel of this genre of all times and peoples.
Her novel "Sanditon" was recognized as one of the ten major lost works, which lost world literature. She started writing it a few months before his death and did not have time to finish.
Jane Austen is buried in Winchester Cathedral, near the middle of the Northern nave. “It is important for me to know that she is resting in the building, which was so admired,” wrote later Cassandra Austen.
Cassandra destroyed many of the letters sisters; 160 letters have survived, but no written before her twentieth birthday.
After the death of Jane Austen her brother Henry announced its authorship. "Emma" received positive reviews Walter Scott