Never-Ending Book Quiz
Fill in the missing name of a woman novelist in this poem by W.H. Auden:
"She was not an unshockable blue-stocking;
If shades remain the characters they were,
No doubt she still considers you as shocking.
But tell ____________, that is, if you dare,
How much her novels are beloved down here.
She wrote them for posterity, she said;
'Twas rash, but by posterity she's read.
You could not shock her more than she shocks me;
Beside her Joyce seems innocent as grass.
It makes me feel uncomfortable to see
An English spinster of the middle-class
Describe the amorous effects of 'brass',
Reveal so frankly and with such sobriety
The economic basis of society."
Choose the correct answer:Jane Austen Charlotte Brontë Emily Brontë George Eliot
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