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Jane Austen's Universal Truths: Wisdom and Witticisms from Her Writings

Author: Susan Hart-Byers. Polly Fern, illus.

Jane Austen's Universal Truths: Wisdom and Witticisms from Her Writings

Author: Susan Hart-Byers. Polly Fern, illus.

$5.98
Item #: D31303
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9781911622697
A gifted novelist and a feminist trailblazer, Jane Austen was also an uncommonly wise observer of everyday life. Despite being written two centuries ago, her novels have accordingly remained relevant, clarifying what is at stake in the timeless clash between romance and responsibility. With illustrations by Polly Fern, this collection of quotations taken fro... More
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A gifted novelist and a feminist trailblazer, Jane Austen was also an uncommonly wise observer of everyday life. Despite being written two centuries ago, her novels have accordingly remained relevant, clarifying what is at stake in the timeless clash between romance and responsibility. With illustrations by Polly Fern, this collection of quotations taken from Austen's works includes witticisms on love and marriage, the battle of the sexes, town and country: "Man has the advantage of choice, woman only the power of refusal."


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