Re: Charlotte and Jane
Posted by The Mysterious H.C. on September 23, 1997 at 20:39:01:
In response to Fanny and Jane, written by Helen on September 22, 1997 at 10:26:40
] I think that's why Charlotte Bronte was so anti-Austen: imagine feeling like Jane Eyre and having Fanny Price held up as a paragon!
Helen, there's no evidence that Jane Austen ever read "Mansfield Park" -- only "Pride and Prejudice" and "Emma" (as far as I know), and those only after she had already written "Jane Eyre".
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