Posted by Luisa on October 15, 1997 at 15:04:11:
In response to re: Bronte vs Austen, written by Sherry on October 15, 1997 at 11:04:51
] As far as the dialogue goes, I hate to think of some of the sappy and or stupid things I have said in the grip of emotion. Taken in that light, her words seem real enough to me.
To me too. I still like and admire Jane Austen, but there comes a time when so much composure, civility and self-denial gets to you (at least to me). I`m tired of the "Austen virtue", specially after having finished Mansfield Park (couldnīt keep up with the virtual reading!), one of the most annoying novels Iīve ever read.
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