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Jane Austen’s Caution to Female Patients

(This piece also appears on The Mighty.) I’m reading Northanger Abbey. It is a spoof of gothic novels of Jane Austen’s time, so I suspect I’m missing a lot of the humor. To understand it better, I’ve downloaded — free — some of the novels read by Northanger Abbey’s heroine, Catherine Morland. On that magical… Continue reading Jane Austen’s Caution to Female Patients