19th century

Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen (1813)

On 29 January 1813 Jane Austen (1775-1817) wrote to her sister Cassandra with exciting news: “I want to tell you that I have got my own darling child from London.” The “darling child” was a copy of her newly published book Pride and Prejudice. On this the 200th anniversary of its publication Pride and Prejudice... more