What is Austen?

  • (noun): English novelist noted for her insightful portrayals of middle-class families (1775-1817).
    Synonyms: Jane Austen

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Charles Austen - Flag Rank and Death
... Austen was advanced to rear-admiral on 9 November 1846, and was appointed commander-in-chief in the East Indies and China Station on 14 January 1850, hoisting his flag the following day ... On 30 April 1852 Austen had been thanked for his services in Burma by the Governor-General of India, The Marquess of Dalhousie, who subsequently also formally recorded his ... Austen is buried in Trincomalee ...
Lost In Austen
... Lost in Austen is a four-part 2008 British television series for the ITV network, written by Guy Andrews as a fantasy adaptation of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen ...
Austen - Other Uses
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Celestina (novel) - Themes - Sensibility
... Jane Austen, who avidly read Smith's novels, responded to Celestina with Sense and Sensibility (begun in the 1790s) and her own Willoughby ... As a teenager Austen wrote parodies of heroes of sensibility, particularly those who focused on their own feelings and ignored their familial duties ... Austen's novel parallels Smith's in its structure and setting both are set primarily in Devonshire and London, for example, both have a heroine who writes an ill-advised letter to ...
Staffordiidae - Genera
... Genera within the family Staffordiidae include Staffordia Godwin-Austen, 1907 - type genus of the family Staffordia daflaensis (Godwin-Austen) Staffordia staffordi Godwin-Austen, 1907 Staffordia toruputuensis ...

Famous quotes containing the word austen:

    Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.
    —Jane Austen (1775–1817)

    Mrs. Hall, of Sherborne, was brought to bed yesterday of a
    dead child, some weeks before she was expected, owing to a
    fright. I suppose that she happened unawares to look at her
    husband.
    —Jane Austen (1775–1817)

    If things are going untowardly one month, they are sure to mend the next.
    —Jane Austen (1775–1817)