Catharine; or, The Bower

Last in the series We Want More Austen! about the less-known works of Jane Austen. And so we come to the end of our expedition through Jane Austen’s minor, unfinished, and juvenile fictions. (I have left out a couple of … Read More

Of Henrys and Elizas

Ninth in the series We Want More Austen! about the less-known works of Jane Austen. There are many great opening lines in literature, from “It is a truth universally acknowledged . . .” to “It was the best of times, … Read More

Of Heedless and Susceptible Young Men

Seventh in the series We Want More Austen! about the less-known works of Jane Austen. During this season of family gatherings, I find myself looking at Jane Austen’s childhood writings in the context of her family life. Many of her … Read More

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