Mark twain quote about jane austen

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Quote by Mark Twain: “Everytime I read Pride and Prejudice I want t...”

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Mark Twain was a wit that cut both ways He was a man with many opinions alright This was the quote that first got me turned off to Mark Twain, and yet you notice that he says "every time I read Pride and Prejudice My feeling about this is that Mark Twain was obviously in love with Jane and frustrated that she was dead. He admits to re-reading her books - and methinks the man doth protests too much. He sounds much like a prickly twarted suitor than a keen literary critic.

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My son popped in the other night, quite excited about his discovery in a new Mark Twain book of an essay on Jane Austen — he was thrilled to pass on to me the curmudgeon-par-excellence of Twain bashing Austen. Hirst, The Mark Twain Foundation, [texts copyrighted ]. More strictly speaking, all of them were included in a microfilm edition issued by the Mark Twain Project in …. But Who is Mark Twain? But alas!

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  1. Whenever I take up "Pride and Prejudice" or "Sense and Sensibility," I feel like a barkeeper entering the Kingdom of Heaven. I mean, I feel as he would probably.

  2. Mark Twain — 'Everytime I read 'Pride and Prejudice' I want to dig her up and tags: bad-reviews, humor, jane-austen All Members Who Liked This Quote.

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