Jane Austen was born in 1775 and the years of her youth were happy even if she spent her life in a limited place.
She was a novelist, a dancer, a letter-writer and an observer of human society which with balls, gossip and shopping balls, gossip and shopping offered her the material for her novels.
She had a love story with a poor man who went abroad but never returned and this experience inspired Persuasion.
She became a writer very soon and wrote many work like Elinor and Marianne, First Impression, Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion and Emma.
She died in 1817.
Jane wrote novels of manners giving portraits of the provincial middle-class and in her novels there are economy, mastery of tone, sense of structure and the most important theme is the marriage.
Pride and Prejudice, her masterpiece, is set in rural England in the nineteenth century and describes the world of a few families living in a country village.
Elizabeth Bennet is an intelligent and poor woman and Mr. Darcy is an handsome and rich man.
At the beginning they have pride and prejudice because he didn’t want to mix with social inferior people and she didn’t like his behavior but at the end they fallen in love.