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The sociopolitical and historical impact on Jane Austen

What was the sociopolitical and historical background of Jane Austen's writings? How did this impact her writing?

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1. What was the sociopolitical and historical background of Jane Austen's writing style?

The sociopolitical and historical background at the time Jane Austen was writing, the revolutionary spirit was sweeping up Europe on its way to the New World, culminating in the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the French Revolution in 1789. For most of Jane Austen's adult life Britain was at war with France.

In the arts, the Romantic movement was nearing its height. Romanticism stressed the importance ...

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This solution discusses the sociopolitical and historical background of Jane Austen's writings, and how this impacted her writing. Reference provided.

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