Jane Austen’s Unusual Brilliance

I am teaching Pride & Prejudice this year for the first time since instituting catechisms in my classroom. Oddly enough, the book is entirely bereft of passages that might suit a catechism. Austen’s brilliance is real, but known only in slow accumulations. Despite her deep understanding of human nature, she is one of the least quotable authors I can name.

Published by Joshua Gibbs

Sophist. De-activist. Avid indoorsman.

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