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Tag: Jane Austen

An Unrealistic Genre

Unearthed from my archives of things kept, I present a college midterm paper of interest to kick of Blog Week V.  For those who wonder what shapes a writer’s ideas and craft, the answers lie in our experiences past and present.  Those books, movies, and plays we’ve seen or read and the environment in which we… Read More ›

Jane Austen: Blood Persuasion

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that…” “…there is nothing new under the sun.”  Or in this novel’s case, should that be “moon”? You see, it’s 1810, and the Damned have fallen out of favor with the Prince Regent–“banished from polite society”–even though they were crucial in helping defeat invading French forces during the Napoleonic… Read More ›

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