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Rediscover the beauty of everyday life in the writings of Jane Austen.

Jane Austen’s fiction is part of the great tradition of Western literature that has its roots in the classical poets. Her writing reveals essential truths about human nature, including the importance of virtues such as courage, prudence, generosity, and justice. Reading a Jane Austen novel is an education in good character formation.

Her first novel—published near the end of her life—was Northanger Abbey, which parodies the romanticized fiction popular in Austen’s day and illuminates the beauty of everyday life.

Sign up now for this brand new free course—“The Young Jane Austen: Northanger Abbey”—and you will receive a new lesson each week featuring video teaching, discussion boards, suggested readings, weekly quizzes, and more.


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