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Sono with Visits from the Seventh letters a story in each not related to each other Interesting mix of the working of Austen s mind Scraps a very short play many really short stories Excerpt This is from Love Friendship My Father started What noise is that said he It soundsike a oud rapping at the door replied my Mother it does indeed cried I I am of your opinion said my Father it certainly does appear to proceed from some uncommon violence exerted against our unoffending door Yes exclaimed I I cannot help thinking it must be something who knocks for admittance If you re a Jane Austen fan and haven t read Love Friendship yet do so It s an absolute hoot Teenage Jane was a Sass ueenIt was too pathetic for the feelings of Sophia and myself We fainted alternately on a SofaThis edition isn t the one I had I read mine in a collection I m sad to say this might be my favorite Austen I ove PP and SS but this bit of juvenalia is a scream 14 year old Austen parodies the sentimental novels of the time uite deftly My friend Jean and I oved this book so much in grad school we would sign cards to each other ove and freindship sic Before loved this book so much in grad school we would sign cards to each other ove and freindship sic Before walked down the ais Beware of swoons Dear Laura A frenzy fit is not one uarter so pernicious it is an exercise to the Body and if not too is I dare say conducive to Health in its conseuences Run mad as often as you chuse but do not faint My edition included the juvenile epistolary works of Jane Austen includingLove and Freindship Lesley Castle The History of England Collection of Letters and Scraps Although I wouldn t recommend a new reader to Austen starting with this collection it does give us insight to the youthful writing style that would encourage Jane Austen to become a writer As a reader who fell in ove with Austen s writings at the tender age of 13 Sense and Sensibility and as an adult that now owns almost all the adaptations of her novels to the small and big screens this was incredibly enjoyable It was also absolutely ridiculous Since Austen never really intended for these writings to see a printing press I feel that there are things we have to overlook such as disjointed writing swooning and other hysterical dramas As a rule I m confounded by Austen novels but decided to pick up one of her shortest and give it a whirl Mistake I didn t get this one either I found it heart wrenchingly tragic but per Wikipedia she wrote it at age 14 to mock romance books I henceforth return to relishing Austen via British cinema and blame my sappiness here straight on Bollywood. Hs and Chuck and Danielle lows of a young girl'sot in Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old life and a precursor of Austen'sater works of genius It is accompanied by 'The Three Sisters' another expertly crafted epistolary novel and the brilliant 'A Collection of Letters' which has been described by Fay Weldon as 'five just about perfect short stories'. N to such maladies I am happy to say I made it through the etters which I am enclosing without further mishap But dear reader I Gray Bishop leave you with thisast bit of advice as well from an old woman of my one and forty years Beware of fainting fits whilst reading these etters In all good conscience it can now be said that I did all I could to diminish the probability of destruction to any and all constitutions I am justified in the writing of this etter and refuse to be a martyr to my sorrow should you perish in the same manner I wash my hands of the situation and will return to the I wash my hands of the situation and will return to the to continue with a different set of etters Perhaps some continued reading of Wrath of Dragons the fifth book in the series of George R R Martin will be better for my dispositionAffectionately yoursM FaerieNB I must also make uick note of the history section of these etters I concur with Miss Austen in her opinion that history is not at all droll but instead dull acking in affection and excitement and with not enough women Her account of a history esson although Noir lacking in dates points out sufficient information of the time Another woman in my stature and age might say they find this passage highly amusing and very accurate of a viewpoint of a girl of this age however I will not deign to agree with this opinion in that it is desirable from an outwards appearance to coincide with Miss Austen s beliefs Though uneven of course Love and Freindship sic an epistolary story is hilarious with its constant mentions of sensibility its unnecessarily despised fathers and the youngady heroines who are also petty thieves Oct 3 2012Who changed the spelling of the title And I mean the cover of my download not something done by a GR Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are librarian That is not how Jane spells friend and it was spelled her way when I opened itast year Anyway while the uality or the novelty of the Gaffer letters almost all her early works are epistolary seemed to go down as I read on I don t really want to rate them as some are not even completed drafts some mere ideas No writer wants those to be widely read Sept 11 2013I didn t reread the witty The History of England though I remember enjoying it uite a bit when I read it pre GRI am now an Austen completist I found some Juveniles Kindle editions of Jane Austen Love Friendship was the one I wanted to try next This was about 97 pages which included 2 short stories Jane s history of the kings ueens of England collections ofetters scraps Love and Friendship is of a rough incomplete thought story but complete enough that you would have Circumstantial Evidence liked a book instead of this 30 page story When I was ready this I saw the mature writer Jane Austen trying to tell a story Having read all her novels including Lady Susan which many say these stories in Love Friendship should have been published instead of that story The similarity between Lady Susan almost all the short stories in Love Friendship is that they are all written epistolary style which I must say I really enjoy I agree that these stories are better than Lady Susan I have read Sense Sensibility andoved that book but had a hard time
understanding the Sensibility but these stories had cleared that up for me I know that seem silly that a wordthe Sensibility but these stories had cleared that up for me I know that seem silly that a word defined in a dictionary but not really understanding what it means It is simple Sensibility means caring understanding not just for oneself but others that is how it is used in her Juveniles stories Love and Friendship Isabel is imploring. Ome by way of the occasional fainting fit and bout of deliriumTragedy and comedy here go hand in hand as a very foolish young heroine is placed at the centre of Jane Austen's early satire on drawing room society Written as a series of etters 'Love and Friendship' is a delicious romp through the hig.
Read & download Love and FriendshipIn order to enjoy this book you have to know a few things First Jane Austen wrote this compilation of short stories between the age of 11 18 to between the age of 11 18 to her family The main stories were written when Jane was 14 15 years old Moreover the Laura story her family The main stories were written when Jane was 14 15 years old Moreover the Laura story written as a parody of the romantic notions of the time I say this bc when I started the book I found the characters to be silly foolish overly emotional overly dramatic nitwits This ain t it chiefStick with the classic novels This collection of Jane Austen s juvenilia incudes the titular story Lesley Castle both of which are experiments in the epistolary novel form The History of England First Act of a Comedy and various fictional etters All of the works in the collection are worth reading Love and Freindship with its multiple deaths illegitimacy and fainting fits is a very silly satire on the sensibility evident in novels of the period Lesley Castle is rather confusing because of its multiple writers and recipients of etters but is also evidence of Austen s gift for poking fun at the ridiculous The History of England is a wonderfully exuberant race through a number Letter The FIRST is fromMrs M Faerie to M GoodreadsJanry 1st 2016My Dearest M GoodreadsI write this to you not in praise of a worthy book though it is indeed worthy but instead as a dire warning I cannot in good conscience give you this warning beforehand instead for you to fully understand the necessity of said warning I must start at the beginningMy day began A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping like most others awakening in the Fae Manor to a uiet houseong before the sun would kiss the clouds But today I was determined to put from my mind the chaos that was the abhorrent mess of a house that so vexed me brought about by my children and husband Instead I thought upon the precious time so allotted me this morn and sat before the hearth with this book after starting a fire My Island of the Lost Horses (Dora and Friends) list of unread tomes were great but these particularetters called to me in their brevity and in the hope of making progress of such said ist for not only the sake of progress Little than one hundred pages it could be said that I achieved that goalMiss Jane Austen in all her sensibility and charms makes good on her promise to entertain in all her somewhat five and ten years So much so that I myself felt as if I were once again of the same age What only could be called a true teenagers drama of this age is readily apparent in these etters From all the misfortunes and adventures to be had in God Said, Ha!: A Memoir life to all the circumstances that one should avoid the imputation of Obstinacy theseetters address it Not only does Miss Austen pull you into her world of scandalous behavior and the sheer enjoyment of her writing but with the intensity of dramatic events will eave your sensibilities being most severely tried I myself felt faint uite often and had to revive myself justly thereafter But herein is the warning For those who have not the stern disposition of my fortitude I implore you eave this book alone For as one of the characters shows us by continued fainting after the death of her beloved doing so especially in the chillings of the night air can cause violent pain in delicate On the Right Side of a Dream limbs which willead to death Said character even uses her dying breath and ast words to warn her best friend to beware the fainting spells especially in one who has a gentle nature ike herself Well I steeled myself at this most important warning and resolved not to be so affected in dispositio. When a noble youth arrives unannounced to reuest the hand of the matchless Laura it seems their future is one of contentment and bliss that is until his family earn of the marriage and one by one they reject the new bride So begins the series of unspeakable events that Laura must confront and overc.