Northanger Abbey

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Illustrated. The last of Jane Austen's works to be published (in 1817), the novel is modeled after the day's popular romances and Gothic thrillers, which it then proceeds to ridicule. The heroine is Catherine Morland, who encounters upper-crust soci ...Continua
Jane Austen, basti questo
E' doveroso conoscere bene almeno due grandissimi autori inglesi: Shakespeare e la Austen. Questo perché sono enciclopedici e da studiare. Perché non fanno solo grande letteratura: fanno anche storia, mito, teatro, leggenda, antropologia.. Studiano l...Continua

寫作手法跟 珍。奧斯丁 過去的作品完全不一樣,以說書人主觀又帶批判性的眼光陳述書中角色。需要耐著性子讀到過了三分之二後方顯趣味,但很有可能是翻譯的問題。

Tra i romanzi della mia venerata zia Jane questo è certamente il meno coinvolgente, anche se non il meno interessante per i temi che preannuncia e che costituiranno l'ossatura delle sue opere successive. In particolare, delle caratteristiche indispen...Continua
Wrote 9/11/15
Ma l'avevo già letto un sacco di anni fa, o no?
Mi viene il dubbio di no, probabilmente mi ero confusa, e pensavo di non avere letto Mansfield park, e di avere letto Northager abbey, mentre era il contrario! Comunque mi piace, anche se diverso (per ora, almeno) dagli altri di zia Jane. Molto più i...Continua
Yenney Lai
Wrote 4/30/15
As the review of the newest edition says, it's the most playful novel of Austen. She plays with the romantic genre, with gender sterotypes in terms of novel reading. If you think her portrayal of the comical characters is superb in later novels like...Continua

Wrote Jan 07, 2011, 09:20
There are some situations of the human mind in which good sense has very little power.
Pag. 191
Wrote Jan 05, 2011, 18:26
“Indeed I am afraid she will, ” replied Henry; “I am afraid she will be very constant, unless a baronet should come in her way; that is Frederick’s only chance. I will get the Bath paper, and look over the arrivals. ”
Pag. 165
Wrote Dec 27, 2010, 16:54
Where people wish to attach, they should always be ignorant. To come with a well informed mind is to come with an inability of administering to the vanity of others, which a sensible person would always wish to avoid. A woman especially, if she have...Continua
Pag. 87
Wrote Dec 27, 2010, 16:37
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
Pag. 83
Wrote Dec 23, 2010, 15:56
I am sure of this — that if everybody was to drink their bottle a day, there would not be half the disorders in the world there are now. It would be a famous good thing for us all.
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