Jane Austen’s Trivial Pursuits: Jane Austen is a comic writer, but we may have forgotten this | Curio

Jane Austen’s Trivial Pursuits: Jane Austen is a comic writer, but we may have forgotten this

17 mins | Dec 31, 2017

Jane Austen is a comic writer, but we may have forgotten this due to the big screen adaptions of her work. Ted Scheinman, writing in Lapham’s Quarterly, looks to remind us that many of the words of Emma or Pride and Prejudice are there to make us laugh.

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From Lapham's Quarterly