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Verstand en gevoel

Jane Austen (author)
Title
Verstand en gevoel
Author
Jane Austen
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Sense and sensibility
Publisher
Den Haag: Stichting Uitgeverij XL, 1997
529 p.
ISBN
90-5542-242-8

About Jane Austen

Jane Austen (; 16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Austen's plots often explore the dependence of women on marriage in the pursuit of favourable social standing and economic security. Her works critique the novels of sensibility of the second half of the 18th century and are part of the transition to 19th-century literary realism. Her use of biting irony, along with her realism, humour, and social commentary, have long earned her acclaim among critics, scholars, and popular audiences alike.

With the publications of Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1816), she achieved success as a published writer. She wrote two additional novels, Northanger Abbey…Read more on Wikipedia