The last Austen novel I read was Emma; it had a high standard to live up to, because the BBC’s recent(ish) adaptation with Romola Garai and Jonny Lee Miller is one of my favourite four hours of television. 1,327 more words
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What do we know of Catherine Morland and the Tilneys in Austen’s “Northanger Abbey”?
Much of the description of the Abbey and of the Tilneys come to us from Austen’s heroine, Catherine Morland. 1,897 more words
I Love Jane Austen as a person in general and the fact that I admire her courage to write at her time, considering her situation, puts me in a harder position in reviewing her work. 53 more words
Northanger Abbey is such a delightful read.
Jane Austen introduces us her heroine, a young, innocent, and humble girl named Catherine.
Our so called heroine is the protagonist of a story which is made of light-hearted tales, humor, frivolity, ingenuity. 73 more words
Previously, I looked at the history of the writing of Austen’s “first” and “last” novel. Today, we will spend a bit of time with the themes addressed, literary references, etc. 1,816 more words