English novelist
(16 December 1775 - 18 July 1817)

Cinema Listening 'Emma'
Games to print The writer 'Lady Susan'
Interactive activities Videos 'Pride and Prejudice'
Lesson plans Webquests 'Sense and Sensibility'

(Updated on 03/06/2016)


The writer :


  • Jane Austen to appear on £10 note - 24 July 2013
    "Bank of England governor Mark Carney says author will feature from 2017 in victory for activists calling for more female faces."



  • Jane Austen's World
    "This blog brings Jane Austen and the Regency Period alive through food, dress, social customs, and other 19th C. historical details."
    - with LINKS to E-texts of Jane Austen s Novels, E-Texts About Jane, Free Online Audio Books & Podcasts, Online Movies & Trailers, Music, Musicals...



Listening :


'Lady Susan' :

'Sense and Sensibility' (1811) :

  • Sense and Sensibility (Wikipedia)
    1 Plot introduction
    2 Plot summary
    3 Characters in Sense and Sensibility
    4 Critical appraisal
    5 Culture
    6 Notes


'Pride and Prejudice' (1813) :

  • Pride and Prejudice (Wikipedia)
    1 Plot summary
    2 Role of women in the 18th century
    3 Characters in Pride and Prejudice
    4 Artistic depictions of and related to Pride and Prejudice

    4.1 Film, television, and theatrical adaptations 4.2 Related works of film and literature
    5 Awards and nominations
    6 External links


  • Pride and Prejudice : a lesson plan (
    " Students will understand the following:
    1. Classics are those pieces of literature that continue to be popular long after they were authored.
    2. Classics tend to have universal themes.
    3. Austen s writing has been updated and dramatized and, most likely, will continue to be."


'Emma' (1816) :

  • Emma (Wikipedia)
    1 Plot summary
    2 Principal characters
    3 Criticism and themes
    4 Film and television adaptations
    5 Further reading
    6 External links



INTERACTIVE activities :


  • Jane Austen Quiz (
    "Why was Jane Austen so famous? What are some of her most well-known works? Which characters fall in love?
    And what happens? Test your knowledge about Jane Austen."


Lesson plans :


Webquests :

  • Jane Austen - Questions (
    "Sample the ... internet sites and complete the activities for each one to learn more about the author of Emma and Sense and Sensibility."


  • Living in the 19th Century with Jane Austen! (
    "This WebQuest will include a tour of the 19th Centery, more specifically, a tour of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. It will include a look into Regency England, the dress, the food, activities, etc, in relation to the view points of the characters in Pride and Prejudice."



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