The name Jane Austen is synonymous with romance. “Sense and Sensibility” and “Emma” are well-known examples of the author’s commitment to describing 18th Century courtship. Along with her fondness for young women’s marital quests, Austen’s writings also built in a strong social commentary. Her love stories involved surmounting economic class and societal expectations. And now her legendary irony is illustrated with comedic zest in Remy Bumppo’s Northanger Abbey.
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