Reading progress update: I've read 50%.

Bitch In a Bonnet: Reclaiming Jane Austen From the Stiffs, the Snobs, the Simps and the Saps (Volume 2) - Robert Rodi

Done with commentary on Emma, on to Northanger Abbey. From page 263:

 

All of Austen's novels are comic masterpieces, but Northanger Abbey is a goddamn trip to the trough. If you read too much in one sitting, you risk bloat.