Excerpts from Pride and Prejudice, J. Austen (1813)

Chapter 1 These are the first pages of the novel in which the Bennet family is introduced It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of … Continue reading Excerpts from Pride and Prejudice, J. Austen (1813)

Video Lesson on THE ROMANTIC AGE

This Video Lesson illustrates the themes and characteristics of the Romantic Age, a time of transition introducing new ideas and perspectives, in contrast with the main ideas that characterised instead the Augustan Age, therefore more concerned with feelings and sensations, rather than the blind faith in scientific progress and reason brought to its extremes.

JANE AUSTEN (1775-1817)

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. Jane Austen BIOGRAPHY Jane Austen, one of the best known English … Continue reading JANE AUSTEN (1775-1817)