Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility was published in 1811, anonymously. By A Lady appears on the cover page where Jane’s name might should have been and sold out its first print run of 750 copies in the middle of 1813, marking a singular success for her. It had a second print run later that year. The […]

Emma

Jane began to write Emma in January of 1814 and completed it by March of 1815. The novel concerns itself with the matchmaking efforts of one Emma Woodhouse a somewhat precocious twenty-year-old resident of the village of Highbury, who  imagines herself to be innately gifted in effecting desirous love matches. It  is […]