"I don't understand, I'm too ignorant." (Eliza Doolittle) Help?
Posted by Mark on January 14, 1998 at 12:51:58:
In response to JA's possible reaction to our discussions, written by MB on January 14, 1998 at 11:11:11
] So, no doubt, would Jane Austen, the most lucid and the least recondite* of authors, have thought after she had recovered from the shock of discovering that writings about her, by people she didn't even know, and who sometimes got quite personal, were being read...
I find that hard to believe, particularly since she is famous for keeping a detailed scrap book of every comment and criticism of her works that she came across.
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