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The Untidy History of Sisterhood

A visit with Devoney Looser, Professor, Department of English

By Kelly Washatka
Published: - Topics: ageism sexism feminist scholarship sisterhood Jane Austen

The Cycle of Popularity

Topics: popularity Jane Austen

Popularity of women writers in the eighteenth century came and went, and many who were popular in their time are unknown to us today. Jane Austen’s popularity has had a particularly cyclical pattern; she has been celebrated and re-imagined by a wide variety of readers.