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Are marriage and independence mutually exclusive? Explored through Jane Austen’s Emma (1815) and Charlotte Smith’s Emmeline (1788),

Written and set during a period of great social change in Europe, Jane Austen’s Emma (1815) and Charlotte Smith’s Emmeline (1788), engage intuitively with questions concerning female subjectivity and autonomy as well as the capacity for independence within marriage. 5,981 more words


Book Review: Pride and Prejudice [bahasa]

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Judul: Pride and Prejudice
Penulis: Jane Austen
Penerbit: Penerbit Qanita
Edisi Pertama: Februari 2011
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True Love.

I thought I’d talk about the three books that made me fall in love with reading–and also made me enamoured with the idea of writing. I don’t know about other writers, but for me, there were definitely specific moments where I felt the tug of what to create.   204 more words


Introducing Georgina Young-Ellis, Fellow Austen Author

My Journey to JAFF

By Georgina Young-Ellis

We all have our own moment, the one in which we said to ourselves, “I’m hooked.” Like many other Jane Austen fans, I can safely say it was the moment I read the first sentence of Pride and Prejudice. 818 more words

Jane Austen

Jane Austen at 200: still a friend and a stranger | Books | The Guardian



“Downright nonsense” was the verdict of Mrs Augusta Bramston, a Hampshire friend and neighbour of the Austen family, on reading Pride and Prejudice. In 1814, Jane Austen published Mansfield Park, a sophisticated study of love and family life. 26 more words


REVIEW of Longbourn, by Jo Baker

The premise of this book was appealing to me, and I found the book itself to be executed moderately successfully. In Longbourn, Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice is retold through the eyes of the servants in the Bennet household. 472 more words

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