Posted by Catherine on October 30, 1997 at 08:13:40:
In response to Jane Austen Biographies--2 new ones, written 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
Actually, chapter one of both books is available as well as the reviews.
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