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A review of The Moral Imagination: From Edmund Burke to Jane Austen

Middlemarch is “by common consent” her greatest novel. I would modify a little: it’s just about the greatest English novel—except perhaps Jane Austen’s six, especially the most artful of them, Emma.

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The Divine Miss Jane

In attempting to read Austen as she meant to be read, in seeking to understand the author’s intention, she realizes she has taken on a project her academic colleagues would regard with either hilarity or…