Unexpected Publication Selection

According to the Broadview edition of Sense and Sensibility, "If upon settling in Chawton, publication was Austen's object, Sense and Sensbility was an unexpected selection. In 1809 she had the choice of at least three complete works in her possession and having already prepared "First Impressions" for consideration by a publisher, it should have been more likely choice than the more recently completed Sense and Sensibilty..." (10).

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