Jane Austen and Her Times

Jane Austen and Her Times

by G.E. Mitton
     
 

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Of Jane Austen's life there is little to tell, and that little has been told more than once by writers whose relationship to her made them competent to do so. It is impossible to make even microscopic additions to the sum-total of the facts already known of that simple biography, and if by chance a few more original letters were discovered they could hardly alter the

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Of Jane Austen's life there is little to tell, and that little has been told more than once by writers whose relationship to her made them competent to do so. It is impossible to make even microscopic additions to the sum-total of the facts already known of that simple biography, and if by chance a few more original letters were discovered they could hardly alter the case, for in truth of her it may be said, "Story there is none to tell, sir." To the very pertinent question which naturally follows, reply may thus be given. Jane Austen stands absolutely alone, unapproached, in a quality in which women are usually supposed to be deficient, a humorous and brilliant insight into the foibies of human nature, and a strong sense of the ludicrous...

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ISBN-13:
9781471018800
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
12/19/2011
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
513 KB

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