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Jane austen
1.       yilgun-2010
572 posts
 26 Oct 2010 Tue 12:53 am

Have some friends read her novels?

What do you think about her best known novel "Persuasion"?


Edited (10/26/2010) by yilgun-2010

2.       foka
597 posts
 26 Oct 2010 Tue 04:42 pm


Quoting yilgun-2010


What do you think about her best known novel "Persuasion"?



This is Austen´s most pointed book of social criticism...

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3.       yilgun-2010
572 posts
 27 Oct 2010 Wed 01:23 am

(social criticism)

Thank you...

4.       inatcicadi
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 21 Jan 2011 Fri 10:48 pm

Austen is one of my favourite authors.  She was a woman ahead of her time with her satire and commentary on the social structures of society and the condition of women.  As foka pointed out Persuasion is a prime example of that.

My favorite quote from her novel Pride and Prejudice, "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." What a wit that woman possessed.  {#emotions_dlg.lol_fast} 

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