Jane Austen, world renowned English author, had a particular talent for writing developed characters, many of them introverts. Beginning in 2016, 200 years after her novels were published, “good quiet Aunt Jane” — as described by her family and friends who understood her private, introverted nature — will be celebrated, quite publicly, on the reverse of the Bank of England’s new 10-pound note.
It is hereby announced that the reverse of the new Bank of England ten-pound note will bear the image of Jane Austen and her quote, “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!”
There is hope!
Read more: Jane Austen to grace Bank of England new 10-pound note ~ BostonHerald.com Above quote: Posted by Ray D. on my Facebook Fan Page.
Anne Elliot is my favorite Austen introvert – though I never thought of her in terms of extroversion and introversion until reading this post.
Wow, thanks for the link to my blog post! I love Jane Austen, pretty cool that she’s on currency. But it’s a little ironic that that quote is said in P&P by Miss Bingley, who didn’t really mean it!
I wrote about the range of introverted to extroverted heroines in 4 of Jane Austen’s novels in http://uncommoncontent.blogspot.com/2013/06/jane-austens-heroines-from-extroverted.html
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