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Jane Austen Attracting New Young Fans: Does Anybody Know Why?

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Mr. Kemper is among an unlikely set of fans of the long-dead Ms. Austen--young people. The English novelist best known for "Pride and Prejudice" and "Sense and Sensibility" has been dead since 1817, yet she is drawing a cultish pack of young people, especially young women, known as "Janeites" who are dedicated to celebrating all things Austen.

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