The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen
Though Jane Austen had little contact with society outside her extended family, and none whatsoever with London literary life, her novels have long been admired for their sharp - indeed wicked - social observations, their satirical wit, the brilliance of the author's comic realism, and her sure grasp of human nature.
The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen, is an absorbing collec
A remarkable woman, Jane Austen. A ...more
Personally, I think it was worth it for the introduction alone with its nice long, but simple piece about Jane Austen's life. The quotes are ...more
Jane Austen died too young; she was a good aunt, a good sister, a good observer of people, and a good a ...more
Austen lived her entire life as part of a close-knit family located on the lower fringes of the English landed gentry ...more