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Author Caitlin Williams Talks of Harriet Smith at More Agreeably Engaged Blog

Updated: Sep 16, 2019

Reblogged: The Rise and Fall, and levelling out of Harriet Smith, is a story within a story in Emma. When I was asked to pen a tale in this anthology, I had to consider her within the context of Austen’s 19th Century England. Her Illegitimacy, though not an uncommon circumstance at the time, would have been a strangulating force for any girl hoping to marry well.



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