Remarkably Jane: Notable Quotations on Jane Austen

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Gibbs Smith, Sep 1, 2009 - Literary Criticism
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Notable Quotations on Jane Austen
JANE AUSTEN IS THE MOST INFLUENTIAL English novelist of all time, and yet each of us relates to her in our own private way. Remarkably Jane: Notable Quotations on Jane Austen presents one hundred of the most thoughtful, humorous, and impassioned quotations on the work of Jane Austen by great writers, actors, and intellectuals from the past and present. Together, these insights form a collective view of a beloved author whose talents remain unsurpassed.
 

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Contents

Why We Love Jane
7
The Art of Writing
13
Why Jane Austen?
33
On Human Nature
39
On Love Sex Marriage
47
Jane Austen as a Modernist
57
Jane Austens Characters
63
Reader Response
73
Mild Praise
85
Effusive Praise
93
Criticism Condemnation
107
Sources
119
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Jennifer Adams is a writer and editor. She graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle and currently works as senior editor for Gibbs Smith Publishing. She is the author of the popular children's board book series, BabyLit. The series is based on classic works of fiction and uses those stories to illustrate counting, colors, opposites, weather and fashion. Adams currently lives in Salt Lake City.

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