Further Reading

The internet is crowded with websites, blogs and articles about Jane Austen, but they are not all as reliable as others. Here are some of the best, to get you started.

The British Library Discovering Literature: Jane Austen 

A host of resources for students and teachers, including essays and digitised images of primary sources.


Jane Austen’s Fiction Manuscripts: Digital Edition 

This website gathers together some 1100 pages of fiction written in Jane Austen’s own hand. Through digital reunification, it is now possible to access, read, and compare high-quality images of original manuscripts whose material forms are scattered around the world in libraries and private collections.


Austen Family Music Books 

A digital collection of eighteen printed and manuscript music books owned by members of the Austen family, including Jane Austen, in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.