Austen Begins Writing Sense & Sensibility

Austen began writing Sense and Sensibility in November of 1797 based on her earlier draft of "Elinor and Marianne." She would not publish it for another 10 years due to family troubles, including the death of her father.

Moody, Ellen. "A Calendar for Sense and Sensibility." Philological Quarterly, vol. 78, no. 3, 1999, p. 301. Gale Literature Resource Center, Accessed 17 Nov. 2020.

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Nov 1797

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