The Letters Of Jane Austen (Paperback)

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The Letters Of Jane Austen Selected From The Compilation Of Her Great Nephew Edward, Lord Bradbourne] JANE AUSTEN ZHINGOORA BOOKS] PREFACE The recent cult for Miss Austen, which has resulted in no less than ten new editions of her novels within a decade and three memoirs by different hands within as many years, have made the facts of her life familiar to most readers. It was a short life, and an uneventful one as viewed from the standpoint of our modern times, when steam and electricity have linked together the ends of the earth, and the very air seems teeming with news, agitations, discussions. We have barely time to recover our breath between post and post; and the morning paper with its statements of disaster and its hints of still greater evils to be, is scarcely out-lived, when, lo in comes the evening issue, contradicting the news of the morning, to be sure, but full of omens and auguries of its own to strew our pillows with the seed of wakefulness.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781484865675
ISBN-10: 1484865677
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2013
Pages: 220
Language: English