Love and Freindship (Sic): And Other Delusions

Love and Freindship (Sic): And Other Delusions

Beth Andrews

Jane Austen's tale Love and Freindship, written at 14, is up to date in a gleaming satire. additionally comprises the original—complete with uncorrected spelling.

Love and Freindship used to be written whilst Jane Austen used to be simply 14, and foreshadows the clash among ethical legal responsibility and person wish which animates Austen's mature comedic efforts comparable to Sense and Sensibility. Now up to date during this glowing satire, the tale follows Isabel and her daughter Marianne once they attend the theater and come across Isabel's outdated good friend, Laura Lindsay, who supplies her magazine to Marianne to learn. it's a revelation to the more youthful lady as she reads of 1 hilarious madcap romantic escapade after one other. there's love at the beginning sight, marriage an analogous day, the befriending of one other younger girl as romantic as Laura herself, exaggerated sentiment, and entire fail to remember for the emotions of others. Havoc necessarily ensues. this is often Jane Austen retold yet maintaining her large capability for laughter and pleasure of the absurd. The e-book additionally comprises the Jane Austen model of Love and Freindship within the unique.

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