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A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen

Author: Susannah Carson, ed. Harold Bloom, foreword.

A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen

Author: Susannah Carson, ed. Harold Bloom, foreword.

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Item #: D32978
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Publication Date: 2010
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780812980011
Why are we so fascinated with Jane Austen's novels? Why is Austen so universally beloved? Bringing many perspectives to bear on the subject, this collection includes commentary by Eudora Welty, C.S. Lewis, Alain de Botton, Harold Bloom, E.M. Forster, W. Somerset Maugham, Jay McInerny, Martin Amis, and A.S. Byatt. Virginia Woolf speculates on how Austen's wri... More
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Why are we so fascinated with Jane Austen's novels? Why is Austen so universally beloved? Bringing many perspectives to bear on the subject, this collection includes commentary by Eudora Welty, C.S. Lewis, Alain de Botton, Harold Bloom, E.M. Forster, W. Somerset Maugham, Jay McInerny, Martin Amis, and A.S. Byatt. Virginia Woolf speculates on how Austen's writing would have changed had she lived another 20 years, while Anna Quindlen examines the enduring social issues that make Pride and Prejudice as vital today as ever.


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