Jane Austen Quotes

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

Jane Austen

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The period since World War II has seen more scholarship on Austen using a diversity of critical approaches including feminist theory and perhaps most controversially postcolonial theory. Edward James Henry and Francis Austen pledged to make annual contributions to support their mother and sisters. During the last quarter of the 19th century the first books of criticism on Austen were publiJane Austend.