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Jane Austen: General Commentary

Mary Lascelles (Essay Date 1939)

Notes

  1. Camilla, ch. i.
  2. Her rare inversions sound to me Johnsonian; that is, an unconscious reflection of her reading.
  3. e.g. Lady Catherine, speaking of her daughter and Darcy, says: 'While in their cradles, we planned the union' (Pride and Prejudice, p. 355, ch. lvi).
  4. Modern Novel Writing (under the pseudonym of Lady Harriet Marlow), 1796.
  5. Sarah Fielding, David Simple, 1744 (2nd edit.)—with a preface by Henry Fielding, in which he mentions his correction of these errors. (They are seldom worse than colloquialisms or awkwardnesses.)
  6. Goldsmith, History of England (1771), ii. 250.
  7. i.e. one of Cassandra's medallions, made, perhaps, in playful imitation of those in the 1771 History.
  8. Love and Freindship, p. 86; Minor Works, pp. 140, 141.
  9. Ibid., p. 7; Minor Works, p. 78.
  10. Volume the First, p. 46; Minor Works, p. 26.
  11. Pride and Prejudice, pp. 137, 138, ch. xxiv.
  12. J. A. was probably an habitual reader of plays.
  13. Pride...

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