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Written by Clementa
(3/30/2003 1:52 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: Different style, penned by Cheryl
] The tone of the work and the narrator's voice are very similar to that of the juvenalia, and she could have been lampooning her own early work - though much of the juvenalia also reads like parody.
] I wonder how much this fact played into her decision to not publish NA? The tone is so very different from her own already published work, that perhaps she felt the book was not only dated as to the gothic style she poked fun at, but also did not accurately reflect her own now well-established writing style?
It is true that it's very close to the "juvenilia", but at last I think that when JA wrote NA it wasn't a parody of her own novels, but when she re-wrote ir before being published, she saw it so.
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