Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen: Quotes From Her Novels, Letters, and Diaries

Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen: Quotes From Her Novels, Letters, and Diaries

by Jane Austen
     
 


Drawn from her world-renowned novels, private writing and extremely entertaining letters, The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen is an absorbing collection of the beloved author's insightful musings. Austen's social commentaries remain as fresh today as when first published, taking as their focus universal human traits — romantic innocence, self-delusion,…  See more details below

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Drawn from her world-renowned novels, private writing and extremely entertaining letters, The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen is an absorbing collection of the beloved author's insightful musings. Austen's social commentaries remain as fresh today as when first published, taking as their focus universal human traits — romantic innocence, self-delusion, gullibility, greed, snobbery, rudeness, arrogance, and sycophancy. Featuring the best gems from Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibilty, Emma, Mansfield Park, and Austen's other writings, The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen is a charming tribute to a writer whose work will resonate for centuries to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569756812
Publisher:
Ulysses Press
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.88(h) x 0.56(d)

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Meet the Author


Compiled by Dominique Enright

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 16, 1775
Date of Death:
July 18, 1817
Place of Birth:
Village of Steventon in Hampshire, England
Place of Death:
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Education:
Taught at home by her father

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