It’s “Twitter” Mr Darcy said Miss Austen


Shortly before moving to the restorative peace of Chawton Cottage in Hampshire, Jane Austen wrote a scathing letter to her publisher after waiting six years for a response to her manuscript for Susan- later called Northanger Abbey. Posting pseudonymously as Mrs Ashton Dennis, using the Twitter handle @MAD she confided to her friend (and unwittingly several thousand readers) #GenteelSeethingRage How extraordinary- a way to end my obscurity and isolation not to mention exposing the carelessness in every sense, of my erstwhile publishers- Crosby & Co, London. I love Twitter!

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