A Memoir of Jane Austen: And Other Family Recollections [Audiobook] download free by James Edward Austen Leigh

A Memoir of Jane Austen: And Other Family Recollections Audiobook download free by James Edward Austen Leigh
  • Listen audiobook: A Memoir of Jane Austen: And Other Family Recollections
  • Author: James Edward Austen Leigh
  • Release date: 2010/3/24
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780199540778
  • Rating: 7.51 of 10
  • Votes: 408
  • Review by: Briella Harwood
  • Review rating: 8.22 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/19
  • Duration: 4H28M41S in 256 kbps (70.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-21
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, MPEG-4 ALS, WAV, WMA, MPEG4, MP3 (compression DEB, RAR, ZIP, 7Z, BZ, RPM)
  • Total pages original book: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 22M29S (6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: I doubt whether it would be possible to mention any author of note, whose personal obscurity was so complete.'James Edward Austen-Leigh's Memoir of his aunt Jane Austen was published in 1870, over fifty years after her death. Together with the shorter recollections of James Edward's two sisters, Anna Lefroy and Caroline Austen, the Memoir remains the prime authority for her life and continues to inform all subsequent accounts. These are family memories, the record of Jane Austen's life shaped and limited by the loyalties, reserve, and affection of nieces and nephews recovering inold age the outlines of the young aunt they had each known. They still remembered the shape of her bonnet and the tone of her voice, and their first-hand accounts bring her vividly before us. Their declared partiality also raises fascinating issues concerning biographical truth, and the terms in which all biographyfunctions.This edition brings together for the first time these three memoirs, and also includes Jane's brother Henry Austen's 'Biographical Notice' of 1818 and his lesser known 'Memoir' of 1833, making a unique biographical record. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: General, Memoirs, Biography: Literary, Literary Studies: C 1800 To C 1900, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Anthologies (non-poetry)
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.46 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x200x25mm
  • Weight: 262g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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