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ENG 3070: Jane Austen & 18TH Century

A source for all things Jane Austen and 19th Century England

Browse books by Subject Heading

Browsing by subject heading is often a good way to find specific types of books. Select "Subject" in the search box to use these headings. These are some common subject headings for the Jane Austen Collection.

  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Bibliography.
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Biography.
  • London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Criticism and interpretation.
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Political and social views.
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Pride and prejudice
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Mansfield Park
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Emma
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.England -- Description and travel.
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- fiction.
  • Novelists, England -- 19th century.
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Knowledge -- Manners and customs
  • Literature and society -- England -- History -- 19th century
  • Regency -- England



Look for both early and later editions of Austen's novels digitally available on: 

  • HathiTrust - Includes first editions of Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, Emma; 3rd ed. Pride and Prejudice; and many more editions of each. (sign in to access more full-text views)


just all sorts of things!  Many books, audio, some video.

note;  Internet Archive has a book lending program.  Free but does have a checkout period.



Browse by Call Number

Jane Austen is assigned call numbers PR4030-4038. All materials written by her will fall within this range. In addition, Goucher College created a classification scheme in order to keep fictional works based on Jane Austen's life and novels within this range. The numbers break down as follows:

PR4030-4031         Collected Works
PR4032                  Selected Works
PR4033                  Translations
PR4034                  Individual Works
PR4036                  Biographies
PR4037-4038         Criticism