Category: Sense & Sensibility

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In a 1954 essay on Jane Austen, C. S. Lewis calls attention to the “hardness—or at least the firmness—of Jane Austen’s thought.”

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“Sense & Sensibility” And The Dangers of Romanticism

“Jane Austen, to my mind, was the preeminent romantic realist writer. Born into a modest clerical family, she straddled the social world of the emerging middle class sandwiched between the landed gentry and the toiling…

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Jane Austen’s Common Sense

The best stories teach us something. Jane Austen’s captivating novel Sense and Sensibility can teach us quite a lot about common sense.