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Sense and Sensibility (1811)
Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, two sisters of opposing temperaments, fumble in their search for love. FIC AUST/LT AUST/eAudiobook*


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Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Classic tale of five sisters and their mother’s desire to get them married. Of course, the book centers around spirited Elizabeth’s romance with the taciturn Mr. Darcy. FIC AUST/CAS AUST/ CD MP3 BOOK AUST/eAudiobook*

Download FREE e-books and audios from Project Gutenberg. Available titles include all six completed novels plus Lady Susan, Love and Friendship (a collection of Austen’s essays and other writings), and memoirs from her descendants.

An online world of all things Austen. Includes discussion boards on a variety of subjects, archives of Jane’s letters, and a thorough filmography of movie adaptations—plus playful links like advice from Austen characters and an entire site devoted to Mr. Woodhouse from Emma.

Mansfield Park (1814) Shy Fanny Price is sent to live at her wealthy uncle’s estate and must learn the ways of high society. FIC AUST/ CAS A AUST/eAudiobook* Emma (1815)
Emma Woodhouse’s matchmaking machinations and stubborn selfdelusions make for a fantastic comedy of manners. FIC AUST/LT AUST/CAS A AUST/eAudiobook

Site for the Jane Austen Society of North America. Includes quizzes, a biography, and information on events and contests.

Visit the Jane Austen Centre in Bath, England, online. Get period recipes and explore fashion and pertinent history with the online magazine and other resources.

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Flirting with Pride and Prejudice: Fresh Perspectives on the Original Chick-lit Masterpiece edited by Jennifer Crusie; contributors include Jo Beverly, Mercedes Lackey, and Teresa Medeiros 823.7 FLIR Great Authors of the Western Literary Tradition, 2nd Edition, Part 6 of 7 by Professor James A. W. Heffernan LECTURE 809 GREA Jane Austen by Tony Tanner 823.7 TANN The Friendly Jane Austen: A Well-mannered Introduction to a Lady of Sense and Sensibility by Natalie Tyler 823.7 TYLE The Jane Austen Companion edited by J. David Grey, et. al. 823.7 JANE Jane Austen: A Collection of Critical Essays edited by Ian P. Watt 823.7 WATT 101 Things You Didn’t Know About Jane Austen by Patrice Hannon, Ph.D. 823 HANN

Northanger Abbey (1817)
Catherine Moreland, a naïve seventeen-year-old with a fascination for Gothic novels, finds herself finds herself embroiled in a mystery when she visits the family estate of the man she loves. FIC AUST/eAudiobook

Can’t get enough of Jane Austen?
Look inside for more information on her life and works—plus find out what may have happened to your favorite character after the novel ends!

Persuasion (1817)
Anne Eliott and naval officer Frederick Wentworth meet again years after social pressure caused Anne to end their engagement. FIC AUST/CD BOOK AUST/eAudiobook
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Literary mash-ups of the classics Austen text overlayed with a new horror plotline.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
by Seth Grahame-Smith FIC GRAH

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Ben H. Winters

Is there a author you’d like to learn more about? If you have suggestions for future Author Guides, let me know!

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FIC PATT Variations and Spin-offs Colonel Brandon’s Diary by Amanda Grange FIC GRAN Mr. woman wakes in the past after an evening of drinking and reading Jane Austen (bk 1). Then she is mysteriously transported to meet the real Mr. and love blossoms. Knightley’s Diary by Amanda Grange FIC GRAN Mansfield Revisited by Joan Aiken FIC AIKE (1995) A&E version with Kate Beckinsale. and Jeremy Northam. Darcy—her romantic ideal. meanwhile. rejected author (under an alias). Possibilities Pride and Prejudice (1940) Classic adaptation with Laurence Olivier and Greer Carson.A. But a tall. FIC SHUL/eAudiobook Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler LT RIGL 1. based on Jane Austen’s actual letters and diaries. Brittany Murphy. the 2-disc set includes the biopic Miss Austen Regrets. affairs begin. Jane Austen is now a bookstore owner. DVD Series The Austen Series by Debra White Smith FIC SMIT / LT SMIT Contemporary retellings of Austen’s best novels. DVD . FIC FORD Becoming Jane Austen biopic with Anne Hathaway as Jane. Austenland by Shannon Hale Jane hopes to end her obsession with Pride and Prejudice’s Mr. Reason and Romance 3. DVD Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford Two hundred years after dying. Now she must fend off a man from her past while juggling two modern suitors.`ÉÜx extw|Çz YÉÜ ]tÇx YtÇá Jane Austen Ruined My Life by Beth Pattillo Disillusioned with her Austen-inspired romantic beliefs after discovering her husband’s affair. marriages are tested. FIC HALE 1. First Impressions 2. SF ELYO Pemberley by the Sea by Abigail Reynolds A marine biologist with a predilection for Pride and Prejudice meets the haughty son of a politician while summering on Cape Cod. Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict 2. DVD Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman Two high school sophomores and avid Jane Austen fans fall for the same Mr. a Beverly Hills queen bee who thinks she knows what’s best for everyone. Darcy by Alexandra Potter On a holiday tour of Austen territory. DVD (1996) Hilarious adaptation starring Gwyneth Paltrow. Northpointe Chalet 5. FIC REYN Biographical Fiction Just Jane: A Novel of Jane Austen's Life by Nancy Moser FIC MOSE Cassandra & Jane by Jill Pitkeathley LT PITK Cassandra’s Sister: Growing Up Jane Austen by Veronica Bennett J BENN The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler Five women and one man meet to discuss the novels of Jane Austen. DVD Lost in Austen A modern British woman switches lives with Lizzie Bennett and inadvertently turns the story of Pride and Prejudice inside out. DVD (2005) Stars Keira Knightley and Matthew MacFayden. DVD Bride and Prejudice A modernized adaptation where Darcy is a wealthy American hotel heir and Elizabeth Bennett is reimagined as a young Indian woman. meanwhile. Darcy-like boy and hide their feelings while rehearsing for a school musical. DVD (1995) Phenomenal six-episode BBC miniseries starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle. dark stranger and a woman claiming to have an early draft of Pride and Prejudice (where Darcy isn’t the hero!) might change her mind. and Paul Rudd. Toni Collette. FIC FOWL Emma Mr. DVD Bridget Jones’s Diary The irrepressible British bumbler’s “suitors” are virtually Darcy and Wickham reincarnated. Amanda 6. a bookstore manager butts heads with a snarky journalist named Spike. FIC POTT Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey BBC production of Austen’s pseudo-Gothic novel. DVD Persuasion A&E adaptation with Amanda Root as Anne Elliot. FIC PATT TâáàxÇ |Ç à{x `Éä|xá Sense and Sensibility (1995) Oscar-winning adaptation starring Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet as the conflicting sisters. DVD Me and Mr. an English professor travels to England to examine the supposed lost letters of Jane Austen. Darcy’s Daughters by Elizabeth Aston FIC ASTO Mr. Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman play their suitors. And don’t forget the self-absorbed. Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict A modern L. By a Lady: Being the Adventures of an Enlightened American in Jane Austen’s England by Amanda Elyot A modern actress with a love for Jane Austen finds herself transported to 1801 England. DVD (2008) PBS Masterpiece Classic adaptation.