Monday, August 11, 2014

Jane Austen's Country Life

Jane Austen's Country Life: Uncovering the rural backdrop to her life, her letters and her novelsJane Austen's Country Life: Uncovering the rural backdrop to her life, her letters and her novels by Deirdre Le Faye

p. 55: Jane is attending Mrs Latournelle's Ladies' Boarding School in Reading with Cassandra where Le Faye suggests it probable she began reading "the wildly incredible" popular novels she later parodied in Northanger Abbey.

Thank you, Mrs Latournelle.

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