A small, gifty quote book on love and romance showing Jane Austen's insights on romantic love, compatibility, men in love, flirting, and engagement.
Jane Austen left an indelible mark on the world of literature. Her novels set a benchmark for her era and have entranced readers ever since. In Jane Austen on Love and Romance, Constance Moore proves how well Austen understood the human heart and why her work, filled with genuine emotion and wit, has continued to touch romantics. So, if you want to live happily ever after with a dashing man who owns half of Derbyshire, then arm yourself with this Austen-tatious guide to flirting, courtship, and true love.
Accompanying quotes from Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Pride and Prejudice, and other definitive works are excerpts from Austen's letters to family and friends. This edition's eighteen charming illustrations and whimsical design makes it the ideal gift for your loved ones.
Jane Austen offers us such insights as:
"The anxieties of common life began soon to succeed to the alarms of romance"--Northanger Abbey
"...men are much more philosophic on the subject of beauty than they are generally supposed; till they do fall in love with well-informed minds instead of handsome faces."--Emma Woodhouse, Emma
"Do anything rather than marry without affection."--Jane Bennet, Pride and Prejudice
"I wish as well as every body else to be perfectly happy; but like every body else, it must be in my own way."--Edward Ferrars, Sense and Sensibility