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ENG 28100: Romantic Victorian Literature

Jane Austen, 1775-1817

Virtual Tours & Exhibitions

Book illustration from 1907 edition of Sense and Sensibility, of a young woman in empire dress with parasolJane Austen's House:

From website:"360° virtual tour, of red brick country cottage in the small Hampshire village of Chawton." Features the 12-sided table where she wrote and revised all her novels."

Includes links to additional online exhibitions:

Jane Austen's Fiction Manuscripts

Includes digitized versions of manuscripts in her own hand, text or facsimile

A Woman's Wit: Jane Austen's Life and Legacy

Morgan Library and Museum exhibition


Making Mr. Darcy:
Cultural Context for the Regency Gentleman

"Works selected for this exhibition illuminate how gentlemen contemporary to Jane Austen (1775-1817) were educated, dressed, occupied themselves in work and leisure, participated in politics, and managed their love lives, providing additional context for Austen’s characterizations of gentlemen, both admirable and troublesome."


Map of Sense and Sensibility

Jennifer Richards

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Jenny Richards