Pride & Prejudice
Resources Pride & Prejudice
A short list of further reading & references
Becoming Jane Austen. The newest biography on the block, and one of the best. Dr Jon Spence, Hambledon & London, London, 2003. (purchase link?)
Austen: A Life, Claire Tomalin (winner of the Whitbread prize), Penguin Books,
Collected and Edited by Deirdre LeFaye,
Third Edition. Oxford University
Jane Austen's England, by Maggie Lane, Robert Hale, 1989, reprinted up to 1996. Maggie Lane's works are extremely well researched and informed, as well as being a pleasure to read.
mETAphor is the journal of the English Teachers’ Association (NSW). It contains a variety of articles which explore texts in the context of the HSC Syllabus. Some examples are:
Freiman, M., “Simon Langton’s Pride and Prejudice”
mETAphor, published four times a year, is available from the ETA, PO Box 425, Newtown, NSW, 2042. The phone number of the Association is (02) 9517 9799.
A short list of current websites
Some websites which are of assistance to the Extension 1 student studying The Individual and Society in which Pride and Prejudice occurs are:
1. Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman,
2. The Victorian Web
3. Victorian Web sites