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Jane Austen Cast List

When you spend time reading Jane Austen's novels it's not uncommon for the character lines to blur between novels over the years. Here is a listing of the main (or pivotal) characters from each novel that you can use for reference. Or just to refresh your memory.

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I've made the list in order of publication with the main love interests separated from the rest.

Sense and Sensibility

* Elinor Dashwood (Miss Dashwood)
* Edward Ferrars
* Marianne Dashwood
* James Willoughby

* Colonel Brandon
* Lucy Steele
* Mr. and Mrs. Dashwood

Pride and Prejudice

* Elizabeth Bennet (Miss Bennet)
* Fitzwilliam Darcy
* Jane Bennet
* Charles Bingley

* Mr. and Mrs. Bennet
* Mr Collins
* George Wickham
* Lady Catherine de Bourgh
* Mary Bennet
* Catherine Bennet (Kitty)
* Lydia Bennet

Mansfield Park

* Fanny Price
* Edmund Bertram

* Sir Thomas Bertram and Lady Bertram
* Mrs. Norris
* Henry Crawford
* Mary Crawford
* Tom Bertram
* William Price


* Emma Woodhouse (Miss Woodhouse)
* George Knightley

* Frank Churchill
* Jane Fairfax
* Harriet Smith
* Mr. and Mrs. Weston
* Mr. and Mrs. Elton
* Miss Bates
* Mr. Woodhouse

Northanger Abbey

* Catherine Morland
* Henry Tilney

* General Tilney
* James Morland
* Isabella Thorpe
* John Thorpe


* Anne Elliot
* Captain Frederick Wentworth

* Sir Walter Elliot
* Elizabeth Elliot
* Lady Russell
* Louisa Musgrove

If I left someone out whom you think falls into the "main character" category please let me know. Or if you adamantly think there is someone who I have included that shouldn't be here let me know that too.

M. E. Wood lives in Eastern Ontario, Canada. If you are going to find this eclectic reader and writer anywhere it is probably at her computer. For more information visit her official website.

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