[Ads-l] Antedating of "Janeite"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Sep 25 07:56:43 EDT 2021


Janeite (OED 1896)

According to Wikipedia, George Saintsbury coined this term in his introduction to a 1894 edition of Pride and Prejudice.

Fred Shapiro

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