Jane's funeral was held in Winchester Cathedral and she was buried in the north aisle. Just as her novels were published anonymously, the inscription on her tomb (right) makes no mention of her literary talents:In Memory of JANE AUSTEN, youngest daughter of the late Revd GEORGE AUSTEN, formerly Rector of Steventon in this County. She … Continue reading 199th Anniversary of Jane’s Passing
What really killed Jane Austen?
An article recently featured on CNN Entertainment explores the cause of Jane Austen's death. Here is the whole article:By Richard Allen Greene, CNNDecember 2, 2009 5:37 p.m. ESTLondon, England (CNN) -- It is a truth universally acknowledged -- or nearly so -- that Jane Austen, the author of "Pride and Prejudice," died of a rare … Continue reading What really killed Jane Austen?