• F. B. Pinion
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Jane Austen was engaged in writing this fragment (largely as a diversion, one suspects) intermittently from the middle of January to the middle of March 1817, before the illness from which she never recovered compelled her to abandon it. The number and character of the corrections suggest that she was working on a first draft.


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    One wonders whether Jane was encouraged by a statement of what the novelist’s aims should be, in a review of Charlotte Smith’s The Old Manor House: (quoted by Anne Henry Ehrenpreis from The Critical Review, May 1793, in her introduction to the above novel, London, 1969).Google Scholar

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