Austensibly Ordinary by Alyssa Goodnight

By Alyssa Goodnight

Steaming, funky, and carefully glossy, Austin, Texas, isn't very like the gardened kingdom estates of Jane Austen's paintings. yet there can be a couple of similarities in its population. . .

Cate Kendall isn't any stranger to daydreams of brooding males and fancy parties—after all, she teaches certainly one of her liked Jane Austen novels in her English periods each year. yet as for love or event in her personal lifestyles, the spotlight of such a lot weeks is Scrabble together with her lovable coworker, Ethan, and he attracts the road at witty banter.

But Cate is prepared for a transformation. while she reveals a mysterious magazine that turns out to have a hyperlink to the soul of the nice Jane Austen herself, she is familiar with it's her probability. and he or she grabs on with either palms. . .

Before she understands it, Cate has invented an adjust ego with an perspective, attended a few heavily stylish soirees, and gotten twisted up with a scrumptious secret guy. And she's exposed adequate unforeseen secrets and techniques approximately Ethan that her Scrabble associate has taken to brooding seems to be and unfathomable silences. It's a definitely Austenite main issue, and Cate is bound she'll land in sizzling water and heartbreak—but probably now not with Jane herself to steer her. . .

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Bernard in the Livre de paix, she has found these texts in Brunetto Latini’s Livres du Trésor. She has a particular fondness for Cassiodorus (to whom the De amicitia Christiana of Peter of Blois was often attributed in the fifteenth century) but never identifies Augustine as the source of a Latin quotation at the beginning of a chapter.  Christine’s Latin was quite sufficient to draw both from this work and from other texts (like the commentary on the Metaphysics of Aquinas). Y et by the time she composed the Livre de paix, she was moving toward more classically focused sources of inspiration.

90 In the Livre de paix this definition is repeated by Christine but applied to discretion: “Discretion . . ”91 Prudence, or discretion, which derives from reason, is here represented by Christine as the first of the four cardinal virtues and as the mother and guide of all the virtues. 92 Aquinas’s fusion of Christianity and Aristotle, which takes over much from the earlier fusion of Platonism and Christianity found in Boethius and Augustine, forms the background to what one might call Christine’s political epistemology, her treatment of political wisdom as a branch of theology.

In this she was typical of her age. The monk of Saint-Denis, Michel Pintoin, structures much of his chronicle of Charles VI around the motif of history as the development of God’s ­retribution for sin. 25 d introduction intends to suggest that the Cumean sibyl stands in place of Dante, who is Christine’s inspiration. ] Her knowledge of this author’s works is manifest throughout the poem, particularly in verses 3040–66 where she paraphrases Dante’s argument that 96. Long estude 1125–38. 26 d the book of peace in order to put an end to the greed that causes war and dissension, the world needs a single universal monarch who will reign in justice.

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