Knowledge Identifier: +Jane_Austen
Lady Susan - "'Lady Susan"' is a short epistolary novel by Jane Austen, possibly written in 1794 but not published until 1871
When Austen was twenty, Tom Lefroy, a nephew of neighbours, visited Steventon from December 1795 to January 1796.
Thomas Langlois Lefroy - In 1796, Lefroy began a flirtation with English novelist Jane Austen, who was a friend of an older female relative
In Chawton, life was quieter than it had been since the family's move to Bath, Somerset in 1800.
In early 1803, Henry Austen offered Susan to Benjamin Crosby, a London publisher, who paid £10 for the copyright.
In 1804, while living in Bath, Somerset, Austen started but did not complete a new novel, The Watsons.
Through her brother Henry, the publisher Thomas Egerton agreed to publish Sense and Sensibility, which appeared in October 1811.
Sense and Sensibility - "'Sense and Sensibility"' is a novel by Jane Austen, and was her first published work when it appeared in 1811 under the pseudonym "A Lady"
Egerton published Pride and Prejudice, a revision of First Impressions, in January 1813.
Pride and Prejudice - "'Pride and Prejudice"' is a novel of manners by Jane Austen, first published in 1813
In 1814, Austen wrote a letter to her niece, Fanny Knight, who had asked for advice about a serious relationship, telling her that "having written so much on one side of the question, I shall now turn around & entreat you not to commit yourself farther, & not to think of accepting him unless you really do like him.
In November 1815, the Prince Regent's librarian invited Austen to visit the Prince's London residence and hinted Austen should dedicate the forthcoming Emma to the Prince.
The first important milestone was a 1911 essay by Oxford Shakespearean scholar A. C. Bradley, which is "generally regarded as the starting-point for the serious academic approach to Jane Austen"
Andante favori - The makers of the 1995 BBC adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice used the "Andante favori" as the musical content of a concocted scene in which Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy exchange tender glances while his sister Georgiana plays the andante on the fortepiano
In a 2002 poll to determine whom the UK public considers the greatest British people in history, Austen was ranked number 70 in the list of the "100 Greatest Britons"
In 2003, Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" came second in the BBC's The Big Read, a national poll to find the "Nation's best-loved book
Anne Hathaway (actress) - Hathaway was in the 2007 drama "Becoming Jane," in which she portrayed English writer Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice - In 2011, author Mitzi Szereto expanded on the novel in "Pride and Prejudice: Hidden Lusts", a historical sex parody that parallels the original plot and writing style of Jane Austen
Jane Austen Society of the UK, Annual General Meeting 2014