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Scholars reveal the stories behind some of the world’s most inspired love letters

Scholars reveal the stories behind some of the world’s most inspired love letters

A little over a year ago, Janine Barchas witnessed a marriage proposal in a crowded hotel ballroom. The young man left nothing to chance, relying on the words of a Jane Austen love letter–almost crafting his entire proposal from it. “The young lady said ‘yes,’ a roar of applause followed, and all of us had…   » Continue Reading