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Born December 16, 1775, Jane Austen is one of the most celebrated authors of the English language. Her fiction is known for its witty satires on English society. Austen wrote anonymously during her life and wasn't widely recognized as a great English writer until after her death in 1817.
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Inheritance and succession -- Fiction.
Social classes -- Fiction.
Young women -- Fiction.
Sisters -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.