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An eclectic group of about a dozen women and men, young and old. Mosel's class met reluctantly for the final time last week. Jane Austen, for them, has been a personal rather than an academic experience. David Grey at a recent class in tiny plain room in the New School. I think you're right! Mosel, who says that he has read Jane Austen in the spring, summer and autumn of his life and that each time she has said something different to him.

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We all kind of like Frank but there's something bothering us. He really is the worst one, but we never really know. It is the book in which many think the author expressed her own disappoinment in love and it has a muted, sad, autumnal quality. It's a miracle she turned out so well. Grey then introduced what the class thought was a literary find. Mosel, realizing that Jane would have been 13 at the time, wondered whether they had perhaps, discovered her literary debut.

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Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems. Maypole Dances In nearby Chawton, the village where Jane Austen spent her final years, more merriment will take place on the weekend of July 18, including Maypole dances, cricket matches, thanksgiving services in the garden of her home and a dramatic production based on her works by Joan Mason Hurley, one of her descendants. How to cite item. Finding References. Review policy. Email this article Login required. Email the author Login required.

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