Jane Austen's novels Persuasion and Northanger Abbey were published posthumously in December 1817. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of these novels that bookend Austen's career, Stephanie is joined by Dr Geoff Payne to discuss Anne Elliot, Catherine Morland, the novel, and the Navy.
Jane Austen's greatest novel turns 200: http://theconversation.com/persuasion-jane-austens-greatest-novel-turns-200-84174
Jocelyn Harris's book on Persuasion: https://library.udel.edu/udpress/titles/revolution/
Jane Austen's defence of the novel: http://www.pemberley.com/etext/NA/chapter5.htm
The Prince Regent: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/george_fourth_01.shtml
Background on the Napoleonic Wars: https://www.britannica.com/event/Napoleonic-Wars
Jane Austen biography: https://www.janeausten.org/jane-austen-biography.asp
Jane Austen Society of Australia: https://jasa.com.au/