By F B Pinion
A Jane Austen significant other: A severe Survey and Reference publication by means of F. B. Pinion 1973 Hardcover 342 pages together with Index Macmillian
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The eighteenth century was less fanatically religious and schismatically rent than the seventeenth, but, despite its general distrust of 'enthusiasm', its idle and absentee clergymen, and its political and economic inequalities and shortcomings, England was still alive to Christian principles, especially in the country. Its latitudinarianism stressed the fundamentals of good living, and was humanitarian at heart. This is presented, without overdue emphasis, in Manift'eld Park, where Edmund Bertram and Dr Grant may be regarded as contrasting representatives, rather than extremes, of the Church of England.
His father, rector of Ashe from 1783 to 1806, w11s succeeded, first by his eldest son, then, in 1823, by Benjamin. 22 A Jane Austen Companion of this self-important counsellor contributed not a little to Jane's delightful burlesque in summary form which she described as a 'plan of a novel, according to hints from various quarters' (see Appendix 2, pp. 326 -8). Persuasion was continued before Cassandra and Jane left Chawton in May to spend three weeks at Cheltenham. They stayed at Steventon and Kintbury on the way, and at Steventon on the return journey.
Jane had a spare copy which she may have revised in the meantime, but the fact that the novel was put 'upon the shelve for the present' early in March 1817 indicates that she was not wholly satisfied with Northanger Abbe_y as we have it today. Shortly afterwards she was compelled to give up Sanditon, after working on it about two months. The cause of Jane's decline was not diagnosed. 1 Her health had been failing for some time; when she discontinued Sanditon she had not been well for many weeks, and was afflicted with 'a good deal of fever at times, and indifferent nights'.
A Jane Austen Companion: A critical survey and reference book by F B Pinion