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By James Edward Austen Leigh

Whilst James Edward Austen-Leigh's Memoir of his recognized aunt used to be released in 1870, faraway from fulfilling public interest approximately Jane Austen because the relatives had meant, it easily raised a chain of recent questions, really approximately Jane Austen's unpublished paintings, which were pointed out purely in passing. Austen Leigh was once persuaded to factor a much-expanded moment variation in 1871. the following he integrated for the 1st time the total texts of Jane Austen's novel in letters, girl Susan, and the fragmentary novel The Watsons, in addition to a quick precis of her final unfinished paintings, later referred to as Sanditon. while he took the chance to revise the biographical sections of the Memoir in part to incorporate new info that had come to mild because the first variation, in order that all in all of the moment variation has a value for Austen students relatively become independent from the 1st.

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