‘Persuasion:’ Jane Austen’s Greatest Novel Turns 200

Prof. Robert Morrison edited Jane Austen’s “Persuasion” for Harvard University Press. On the classic’s 200th anniversary, he explains how Austen’s rhythmic words on loss, love and hope still resonate.

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Sex might be easier to find these days. That doesn’t mean love is too | The Guardian

The search for romance is the same as it ever was – we just don’t do it in corsets any more.

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A fun article about the realities of love while comparing centuries.