The Penguin Press: Happy 200th Birthday to "Pride and Prejudice"


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William Deresiewicz writes up a nice encomium on the novel for The New Yorker’s Page-Turner blog:

Austen is inscrutable. As with Shakespeare, the magnitude of the achievement is incommensurate with the life that produced it. But in Shakespeare’s case, there is a lot we do not know. In…

Happy 200th Birthday to Pride and Prejudice

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