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Work by: Austen, Jane

Title*Jane Austen, the author
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Language used:English
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Receptions of this work

AuthorTitleGenderReception typeCountryYear
1 Brontë, Charlotte *Reading experience F Egodocument England 1845
2 Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von *Comment in private letter F Egodocument Germany
3 Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von Perdu! oder Dichter, Verleger und Blaustrümpfe F Proof of influence Germany 1840
4 Hill, Constance Jane Austen, her homes and her friends F Biography England 1902
5 Sekulić, Isidora Džordž Eliot (George Eliot) F Mention Serbia 1926
6 Undset, Sigrid Hundrede Aar: fra Jane Austen til Henrik Ibsen (a hundred years: from JA to HI) F Article in the press Norway 1917
7 Woolf, Virginia *The intellectual Status of Women F Mention England 1920
8 Woolf, Virginia The Feminine Note in Fiction F Mention England 1905
9 Woolf, Virginia A room of one's own F Proof of influence England 1929
10 Woolf, Virginia Women Novelists F Mention England 1918
11 ~~author male (name below) Jane Austen (by Just Bing) M (Literary) history Norway 1906
12 ~~author male (name below) Alf Harbitz, Elizabeth og hendes søstre [Elizabeth and her sisters] M Translation Norway 1930
13 ~~author male (name below) *Mention in The Literary Reader M Schoolbook Netherlands 1882
14 ~~author male (name below) Engelske forfatterinder (English authoresses) M Article in the press Norway 1858
15 ~~author male (name below) James Fenimore Cooper, Precaution M Proof of influence United States 1820
16 ~~historian of literature (male, name below) N.G. van Kampen, *Art. in Handboek van de geschiedenis der letterkunde bij de voornaamste Europische volken in nieuwere tijden (Manual for the history of the literatures of the main European peoples) M (Literary) history Netherlands 1836
17 ~~journalist (name below) Duret, Théodore, *Art. dans la Revue blanche M Article in the press France 1898
18 ~~journalist (name below) Theodore Hook, in Magazin für die Literatur des Auslandes M Article in the press Germany 1844
19 ~~journalist (name below) Boucher, Léon, *Article in Revue des deux Mondes M Article in the press France 1878
20 ~~journalist (name below) André Jolles, *Art.: Shelley's pad naar de dichtkunst (Shelley's way to poetry) M Mention Netherlands 1922
21 ~~translator (name unknown) *To be specified U Translation Denmark 1870
22 ~~translator (name unknown) *To be specified U Translation Germany 1870