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Jane Austen

3.7 of 5 stars 3.70  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Although appreciated in her time, Jane Austen (1775-1817) is now widely regarded as one of the greatest of all English writers. Her novels, focusing on the drama of personal relationships and genteel everyday family life, combine sharp social observation, profound psychological insights, irony and wit. Works such as 'Emma' and 'Pride and Prejudice' have become firmly estab ...more
Hardcover, Great Writers Series, 64 pages
Published September 23rd 1995 by Crescent Books
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Gerry
I am undoubtedly a confirmed Janeite.

This anthology that includes some of Jane Austen's own writings, her letters, memories from contempories, comments from such as Sir Walter Scott and Longfellow, is a delight to read and also a delight on the eye. The illustrations are superbly selected and match the text to perfection.

An ideal beginning for someone who does not know Jane Austen's works as many great paragraphs are included from all her works. Scott considered her "inimitable" and she probably
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Ann
Dit zijn allemaal fragmenten van en over Jane Austen en stukjes uit de verschillende romans.
Het is wel leuk om te lezen hoe anderen over Miss Austen dachtten, maar er staat niet echt iets nieuws in. Een leuk boekje om eens door te bladeren.
Jessa
This was interesting and a fast read, I read it in one sitting.
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