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Resource Guide:
Jane Austen

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
English Literature - 19th centuryPR 3991-5990
Jane AustenPR 4027-4038

Sample Subject Headings

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  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 - Biography
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 - Criticism and interpretation
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 - Family
  • Novelists, English, 19th century, Biography

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Pride and prejudice: an annotated editionPR 4034 .P7 2010
A truth universally acknowledged...PR 4037 .T78 2009
Jane Austen and the EnlightenmentPR 4038 .K68 J253
Austen and Co remaking the past in contemporary culturee-Book , 2003
Eavesdropping in the novel from Austen to Prouste-Book, 2002
Jane Austen and the fiction of her timePR 4037 .W29, 1999.
Mansfield Park : authoritative text, contexts, criticismPR 4034 .M3 1998
Critical essays on Jane AustenPR 4027 .S57
Bits of ivory; narrative techniques in Jane Austen's fiction<PR 4037 .B74
Jane Austen and the war of ideasPR 4038 .P6 B86

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal
  • Eighteenth-Century Life
  • Eighteenth-Century Studies
  • Studies in English Literature
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • English Literary History

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