A Subject Guide to the Le Faye Edition of Jane Austen's Letters


This subject guide is an index to Jane Austen's Letters, edited by Deirdre Le Faye (Oxford University Press, 3rd edition, 1995). The index is the creation of Del Cain, a retired librarian living in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Cain is not associated with Oxford University Press or Ms. Le Faye. In creating the index, Mr. Cain wished to benefit readers and scholars of Jane Austen and her work.

Notes on the Index

Writers and their work:

Personal information about Jane Austen is listed under "Austen, Jane" (examples: "Clothing & Dresses," "Dancing at Balls," "Illnesses").

Reference Books used in explicating the Letters

Internet: Advanced Book Exchange (www.abe.com), (for book titles).

Titles for the ranks of Nobility were taken from Webster's Biographical Dictionary. G. & C. Merriam, c. 1976.