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The days of slowly introducing a reader to a novel are over. Authors now believe that their first sentence is crucial if they are going to hold their reader's attention because they are so easily distracted by modern technology ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Irish Independent
Jane Austen Monologues The Independent School is putting on a Jane Austen-themed fundraiser this weekend to raise money to take the school’s drama students to The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland this summer. The fundraiser, which is at 7 ... FULL ARTICLE AT Kansas.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Karen Jay Fowler, best known for her novel “The Jane Austen Book Club,” is a finalist for the prestigious PEN/Faulkner award for fiction. The PEN/Faulkner Foundation announced Wednesday that Fowler has been nominated for “We ... FULL ARTICLE AT Manila Bulletin
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose realism, biting social commentary and masterful use of free indirect speech, burlesque, and irony have earned her a place as one of the most widely read and most beloved writers in English literature.
Austen lived her entire life as part of a small and close-knit family located on the lower fringes of English gentry. She... Full
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