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July 17, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.
A Tale of Two Authors: Did Jane Austen Influence the Writings of Toni Morrison? (Virtual event.)
Join Carl Johnson for a fascinating talk examining the early novels of Toni Morrison and comparing and contrasting them with Jane Austen’s fiction.

 

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But Sir John's satisfaction in society was much more real; he delighted in collecting about him more young people than his house would hold, and the noisier they were the better was he pleased. He was a blessing to all the juvenile part of the neighbourhood, for in summer he was for ever forming parties to eat cold ham and chicken out of doors,...

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