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 Year
Agricultural Enclosures: the major phase, 1760 onwards
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
Circulating Libraries
William Cobbett 1796 - 1835
Concordia discors
Entail (Strict Settlement)
Epistolary Fiction
Famine; Speenhamland system of Poor Relief
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
Jacobin Novel
Jacobins and Anti-Jacobins
William Kent 1710 - 1748
Picturesque
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
Taste
The English Landscape Garden
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