The articles below offer more in-depth information about Jane Austen's life. The curated list is drawn from JASNA’s journals, Persuasions and Persuasions On-Line, and from JASNA News. A brief biography of Jane Austen is also available on this site.
Henry Austen’s Tax Debt as Receiver-General of Taxes for Oxfordshire, by John Avery Jones. Persuasions On-Line 43.1 (2022).
Jane Austen’s Early Death in the Context of Austen Family Mortality, by Christopher O'Brien. Persuasions On-Line 38.1 (2017).
“I Have Unpacked the Gloves”: Accessories and the Austen Sisters, by Sara Tavela. Persuasions On-Line 38.1 (2017).
A Note on Henry Austen’s Authorship of the “Biographical Notice”, by Juliette Wells. Persuasions On-Line 38.1 (2017).
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