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Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon

Unfinished Fictions and Other Writings

Jane Austen
Edited by Kathryn Sutherland

June 2021

ISBN: 9780198835899

368 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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Oxford World's Classics

Price: £6.99

The unfinished fictions collected here are the novels and other writing that Jane Austen did not publish, including works such as Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon.

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The unfinished fictions collected here are the novels and other writing that Jane Austen did not publish, including works such as Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon.

  • Texts newly transcribed from the manuscripts (where previous publications have been heavily edtied, these are Austen's texts as she created them)
  • A wealth of extra material, including: full textual and critical notes for Austen's verses, a select bibliography, a note on the text which includes histories of owernship, surviving original manuscripts, Austen's spelling etc.
  • Along with Teenage Writings (2017), these volumes offer full authoritative access to all of Austen's work

About the Author(s)

Jane Austen

Edited by Kathryn Sutherland, St Anne's College, Oxford

Kathryn Sutherland is the editor of Austen-Leigh's Memoir of Jane Austen and Other Family Recollections, as well as Jane Austen's Teenage Writings and Sanditon for the Oxford World's Classics. She has created a digitial edition of Jane Austen's Fiction Manuscripts (2012), the print edition published by OUP in 2017. She is the author of Jane Austen's Textual Lives: from Aeschylus to Bollywood (OUP, 2005) and Jane Austen: Writer in the World (Bodlien Publications, 2017).

Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Note on the Text
    Select Bibliography
    A Chronology of Jane Austen
    Lady Susan
    The Watsons
    Sanditon
    Opinions of Mansfield Park
    Opinions of Emma
    Plan of A Novel
    Verses
    Appendix
    Abbreviations
    Textual Notes
    Explanatory Notes