The Real Jane Austen

The opening of a BBC documentary on Jane Austen's life, narrated by one of her descendants. More in this series can be found in a YouTube search.

 

 

 

Tour of Jane Austen House Museum

If you can get over the amateur video and unnecessarily dramatic music, you can see cool things like the house where Austen spent the last 8 years of her life, her original writing table, and a lock of her hair. 

 

 

The Life of Jane Austen

A more personal look into the life and habits of Jane Austen.

 

 

 

A Timeline of Jane Austen's LIfe

Context for the order of events in Austen's life, with dates as well as the age of the author. 

 

 

 

Biographical Excerpts

Reports on Jane Austen's life, from her contemporaries through modern scholarship. Includes the biographical sketch written by Jane's brother Henry that was published posthumously with Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.

 

 

AUsten's Letters

Including Jane's advice on love and marriage to her niece Fanny.