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Jane Austen

Marking 200 years since the death of the great British novelist.

John S. Bailey Library honors the 200th anniversary since the death of the English novelist. Jane Austen's works are notable for their wit, social observation, and insights into the lives of early 19th century women. Read a short introduction about Jane Austen's life and times  in Credo Reference.

On the Jane Austen online guide, you can find background information from reference books and selected ebooks showcasing Jane Austen's works, criticism, and the era in which she lived. In addition, you can find videos and books on film adaptations available in our library, as well as selected internet resources.

If you wish to find more material and in-depth research regarding the works and legacy of Jane Austen, visit our Literature Subject Guide.