Jane Austen Biographies--2 new ones
Posted by Catherine on October 27, 1997 at 08:13:23:
There are two new Jane Austen biographies:
JANE AUSTEN: A Biography
by Claire Tomalin
Knopf. 352 pp. $27.50 (forthcoming in November)
JANE AUSTEN: A Life
by David Nokes
Farrar Straus Giroux. 578pp. $35
They are both reviewed by Joan Aiken (who has just finished "The Youngest Miss Ward" a Jane Austen spinoff) in the October 26, 1997 edition of the Washington Post.
The first chapter of the David Nokes book is available at http://www.washingtonpost.com
(forgive me if someone has already posted this)
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