Thursday, March 31, 2011

Fran Lebowitz: Reflections on Austen

Fran Lebowitz explains why she thinks Austen is popular for all the wrong reasons.

"Any artist who has that quality of timelessness has that quality because they tell the truth. Jane Austen's perceptions don't date because they are correct, and they will remain that way until human beings improve themselves intrinsically, and this will not happen."

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