Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose works include Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion. Her social commentary and masterful use of both free indirect speech and irony eventually made Austen one of the most influential and honored novelists in English literature. Her novels were all written and set around Regency Era. She never married and died at age 41.
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MEET MISS JANE AUSTEN | FAMILY AND EDUCATION | HER WRITING HER ROMANCES | LATER LIFE AND DEATH