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Rachel Feder

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Rachel Feder’s The Darcy Myth

Love Is a HAUNTED HOUSE or, What Pride and Prejudice Would Look Like as a Horror Novel We know (and Jane knew) that Austen’s classic romances are deeply influenced by the Gothic, by the horror and terror of late-eighteenth-century popular fiction. Because Jane Austen is such an influential figure in the history of the novel,

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The Darcy Myth author Rachel Feder on Feminist Manifestos You Can Fit in Your Purse

By: Rachel Feder When my new book, The Darcy Myth: Jane Austen, Literary Heartthrobs, and the Monsters They Taught Us to Love, came out this November, I was doing what I usually do in November: teaching a course on Jane Austen. This one was a senior seminar with a brilliant and hilarious group of students

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