Learning Resources

Who is Jane Austen and Why Does She Matter?

A fun introduction to Jane Austen’s works and why they matter. Perfect for anyone who wants to know what all the fuss is about!

About Jane Austen

All the facts and figures you need, including a timeline, life history and a short intro to each novel.

Engraving of Jane Austen, from 'A Memoir of Jane Austen' (1871)

Teenage Writings Hub

A one-stop shop for Jane Austen’s teenage  writings, featuring stories, videos and articles.

Act Your Age!

Short, fun extracts from Jane Austen’s novels, performed by actors who are the same age as the characters.

Jane Austen’s House From Home

Online resources for Jane Austen’s House, including a virtual tour and virtual exhibitions.

Further Reading

A handy guide to other online resources you may find useful.

Woman looks at a book of Jane Austen's Chawton Letters in the shop at Jane Austen's House