• Launchpad: Wharton's Ethan Frome

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    Created August 26, 2010

    Launchpad: Pride & Prejudice

    Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

    Jane Austen's treatment of social class in the early nineteenth century

    One of the central themes in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is the role of class in early nineteenth-century England. Austen is interested in how social class shapes individual experience as well as the interactions among people of different classes.

    Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is published

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    Laura Ingalls Wilder, American author, born

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    Edith Wharton, American novelist, short story writer, and designer, is born

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    Paul Laurence Dunbar, African American poet and novelist, dies

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