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Why I Love Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice … Even Though I’m a Guy

Honestly, it’s not that bad. It’s true, I’ve read all of Jane Austen’s fiction–and I would read more if she left us more. Pride & Prejudice is my favourite, so that I find I have blogged on it a number of times, including: … Continue reading

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Superior Equality in Love: A Thought from “Pride and Prejudice”

I have just had the great experience of teaching Jane Austen’s great romantic novel Pride & Prejudice.  I am sure I gushed, which is not at all fitting for a professor of graduate students. I could not help it: it … Continue reading

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Superior Equality in Love: A Thought from “Pride & Prejudice”

I have just had the great coincidence of finishing Jane Austen’s great romantic novel Pride & Prejudice in the season of Valentine’s Day. It is a story so well told in its original context, and yet so universally enticing and … Continue reading

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Advice to my 13 Year Old Niece Madison on Reading “Pride and Prejudice” for the First Time

Dear Madison, Since you are going to be reading Pride and Prejudice for the first time, I was hoping to read it with you so that we could talk about interesting or difficult parts. You, however, are a very quick … Continue reading

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