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MHS Library | Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)


The ball in the novels of Jane Austen

This engraving from The English Spy (1825) shows a lively ball held in London's Argyle Rooms. (Source: Discovering literature: Romantics and Victorians)

Jane Austen: Social realism and the novel


The portable writing desk Austen's father gave her in 1794 (source)

Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice': Social judgement (teaching resource)