Great Women Writers: Jane Austen (2001)

Genres - Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 45 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This video presents a portrait of English author Jane Austen. She is best known for her novels Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility, which provide a look into English society, manners, and religious mores. Literary historians discuss six of the author's works and there are readings from her books. Biographical data is presented, including rare archival photographs of the author.

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Britain, irony, novel, wit, writing