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#jane austen

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To paraphrase Jane Austen, it is a truth universally acknowledged that a married man in possession of a vast fortune must be in want of a newer, younger wife.


Bruce Feirstein


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Jane Austen is at the end of the line that begins with Samuel Richardson, which takes wonder and magic out of the novel, treats not the past but the present.


Leslie Fiedler


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I'm like Jane Austen - I work on the corner of the dining table.


A. N. Wilson


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Jane Austen was an extraordinary woman; to actually be able to survive as a novelist in those days - unmarried - was just unheard of.


Julie Walters


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I've never had a study in my life. I'm like Jane Austen - I work on the corner of the dining table.


A. N. Wilson


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Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen.


Mark Haddon


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I've done my share of period stuff. I'm not sure why, but people say I have a period face. The bread and butter of British TV is Jane Austen adaptations and bridges and bonnets and boats and horses.


Tom Hiddleston


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I remain loyal to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert in music and to Shakespeare and Jane Austen in literature.


Anne Stevenson


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I did a cover for 'Rolling Stone' the other day and it was a kind of crazy lack of outfit. I thought, 'Oh, Lord. I'm never going to be Jane Austen in a film now!' 'Cause that's what I'd really like to do.


Rose McGowan


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I imagined being a famous writer would be like being like Jane Austen.


J. K. Rowling


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