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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

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A popular novel by Jane Austen
A popular novel by Jane Austen

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Published by: Sunil Doiphode on May 22, 2011
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Pride andPrejudice
A Novel by
Jane Austen
 
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About Jane Austen
Jane Austen (16 December 1775
 – 
18 July1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry,earned her a place as one of the most widely readwriters in English literature, her realism and bitingsocial commentary cementing her historicalimportance among scholars and critics.Austen lived her entire life as part of a close-knit family located on the lower fringes of theEnglish landed gentry. She was educated primarilyby her father and older brothers as well as throughher own reading. The steadfast support of herfamily was critical to her development as aprofessional writer. Her artistic apprenticeshiplasted from her teenage years until she was about35 years old. During this period, she experimentedwith various literary forms, including theepistolary novel which she tried then abandoned,and wrote and extensively revised three majornovels and began a fourth. From 1811 until 1816,with the release of 
Sense and Sensibility
(1811),
Pride and Prejudice
(1813),
 Mansfield Park 
(1814) and
 Emma
(1816), she achieved success as

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