Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Emma -- Criticism and interpretation
Jane Austen takes her heroine and the reader on a quest to illustrate the dangers of an unrestrained fancy. Emma’s imagination creates a world of its own, "Myself creating, what I saw," to borrow a line from the poet William Cowper, quoted late in...
European Union -- France; France -- Foreign relations -- 20th century
Charles de Gaulle, who knew his people well, once said: "Every Frenchman
wants to benefit from one or several privileges. It is his way of affirming his
passion for equality".
Charles de Gaulle understood what his people were like. From the times...