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Fawkes, Glynnis

Summary: "A graphic novel biography of Charlotte Brontë, following her and her siblings from childhood to the publication of Jane Eyre"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney - Hyperion 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 FAW

Byrne, Paula.

Summary: The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things offers a startlingly original look at the revered writer through a variety of key moments, scenes, and objects in her life and work. Going beyond previous traditional biographies which have traced Austen's daily life from Steventon to Bath to Chawton to Winchester, Paula Byrne's portrait-organized thematically and drawn from the most up-to-date...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2013

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Belford, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STOKER, BRAM BEL

Ross, Josephine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.7 ROS

Santoni, Manuela

Summary: "Before she was the beloved author of Pride and Prejudice and other classic novels, Jane Austen was a young woman wrestling with society's expectations and challenges of the heart. Her own story involves choices that changed literary history--and perhaps even the choice to walk away from love. This graphic imagining of Jane Austen's youth includes her creative awakening and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 SAN

Hawksley, Lucinda Dickens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Insight Editions 2011

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 823.8 DICKENS, CHARLES HAW

Pliscou, Lisa

Summary: Colorful illustrations introduce the life and achievements of the nineteenth century novelist, revealing how her refusal to settle for the status quo led her to create some of the world's most beloved works.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 AUS

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Step into the world of Georgian England and learn more about the genteel life of this beloved author. Although Jane Austen's works were first published anonymously and brought her little personal recognition, today they are rarely out of print and have inspired movies, television shows and mini-series, literary anthologies, and many other adaptations all around the world. Her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB AUSTEN SPINDLE

Skal, David J.

Summary: First published in 1897, Dracula has had a long and multifaceted afterlife - one rivaling even its immortal creation; yet Bram Stoker has remained a hovering specter in this pervasive mythology. In Something in the Blood, David J. Skal exhumes the inner world and strange genius of the writer who birthed an undying cultural icon, painting an astonishing portrait of the age in which Stoker was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STOKER, BRAM SKA

Harman, Claire.

Summary: "A groundbreaking biography that places an obsessive, unrequited love at the heart of the writer's life story, transforming her from the tragic figure we have previously known into a smoldering Jane Eyre. Famed for her beloved novels, Charlotte Brontë has been known as well for her insular, tragic family life. The genius of this biography is that it delves behind this image to reveal a life in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRONTE, CHARLOTTE HAR

Stanley, Diane.

Summary: Follows the life and writing career of the popular nineteenth-century English novelist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Junior Books 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DIC

Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: Presents a short biography of the author of "The Moonstone" and "The Woman in White," two early masterpieces of mystery and detection.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COLLINS, WILKIE ACK

Summary: A guide to everything Dickens collects the latest scholarship on the author and offers an overview of all his works, characters, illustrators, printers, and associates.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.8 SCH

Hoobler, Dorothy.

Summary: "The Monsters tells the story of the real-life characters surrounding the creation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Drawing on private diaries, personal letters, and contemporary accounts, Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler have crafted a spectacular narrative of artistic creation and personal destruction. They reveal not just the true origins of two of the most famous monsters in popular culture, but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.7 HOO

Tyler, Natalie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1999

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Pollack, Pam

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DIC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 921 DIC

Cecil, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 1980

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AUSTEN, JANE CEC

Spence, Jon.

Summary: Chronicles the life of novelist Jane Austen, focusing on the factors which most influenced her life and work, including her relationship with Irish lawyer Tom Lefroy, which inspired her great love stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hambledon Continuum 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AUSTEN, JANE SPE

Gordon, Lyndall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRONTE, CHARLOTTE GOR

Harman, Claire.

Summary: In Jane's Fame, Claire Harman gives us the complete biography--of both the author and her lasting cultural influence--making this essential reading for anyone interested in Austen's life, works, and remarkably potent fame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.7 HAR

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