Jane Austen, Landscape and Politics

This selection of articles is intended to support the Jane Austen Summer Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in June 2014.

Articles
Agricultural Enclosures: the major phase, 1760 onwards 1760
Ralph Allen 1704 - 1764
Anonymous. The Rise and Progress of the Present Taste in Planting Parks, Pleasure Grounds and Gardens. 1767
Jane Austen 1790 - 1817
Austen, Jane. Emma. 1815
Austen, Jane. Persuasion. 1817
Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown 1741 - 1783
Edmund Burke 1756 - 1797
Burke, Edmund. Reflections on the Revolution in France. 1790
Château de Versailles and its gardens 1661 - 1789
Circulating Libraries 1742 - 1900
William Cobbett 1796 - 1835
Concordia discors 450 BCE - 1750
Entail (Strict Settlement) 1640 - 1880
Epistolary Fiction 1720
Famine; Speenhamland system of Poor Relief 1795 - 1834
William Gilpin 1748 - 1804
William Godwin 1793 - 1836
Oliver Goldsmith 1757 - 1774
Goldsmith, Oliver. The Deserted Village. 1770
Goldsmith, Oliver. The Traveller: A Prospect of Society. 1764
Gray, Thomas. Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard. 1751
Thomas Gray 1736 - 1771
Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1860
Jacobin Novel 1780 - 1814
Jacobins and Anti-Jacobins 1789 - 1815
William Kent 1710 - 1748
Picturesque 1780 - 1820
Pope, Alexander. An Epistle to Burlington. 1731 - 1744
Alexander Pope 1709 - 1744
Pope, Alexander. Windsor Forest. 1713
Uvedale Price 1794 - 1829
Humphry Repton 1786 - 1818
Scott, Walter. Review of Jane Austen’s Emma. 1816
Stowe Landscape Gardens 1711 - 1764
Taste 1710 - 1800
The English Landscape Garden 1600 - 1818
Mary Wollstonecraft 1787 - 1797
Wordsworth, William. Tintern Abbey. 1798

Searches
British Works and Events, 1780-1820 Timelines

Lifelines
Detailed chronology for Jane Austen's life