Yes, she did admire...
Posted by MB on January 22, 1998 at 13:06:52:
In response to You twinkle like a little star, MB, written by Helen on January 21, 1998 at 15:40:03
] But I agree with Caroline - there is a strongly self-deprecating tone to this comment. Didn't JA admire a lot of highly serious and moral authors? I can't think of any off the top of my head, but I guess this is the best place to get some answers...
...Johnson, so I guess that qualifies as a "serious" author...or, at least, I've never been able to discern a sense of humor in him! And I agree with the phrase "self-deprecating". That works a lot better for me than thinking JA overly serious, especially about herself. Perhaps our opinions on this matter sat more about our personalities than they do about Jane's.
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