Three Awesome Moments from Austen Women You Might Have Overlooked
For many people, Austen’s works are a shrine to genteel Regency manners and pastimes. They are full of romantic escapism, dashing heroes and feisty heroines. D. W. Harding, a literary critic writing in 1940, wrote an essay called ‘Regulated Hatred’ where he railed against this idea of Austen and instead pointed to ‘unexpected astringencies’ that […]