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|Cassandra and Whitewashing
Written by LizzieT
(3/11/2003 10:12 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, One possible cause?, penned by Ann2
One of the reasons we'll never know the private Jane is that, in her old age, Cassandra had much of JA's correspondence burned. Likely she thought the bits of humor might be too pungent and biting for Victorian sensibilities.
What a shame!
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