The Aspern Papers
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The story of a love affair in the early 19th Century between a romantic poet, Jeffrey Aspern, and a beautiful young lady whom he called Julianna. The Aspern Papers is set late in the nineteenth century after Aspern has died. Julianna is a reclusive spinster who lives in seclusion with her niece, whose life is disrupted when an American comes to visit, searching for some valuable papers of Aspern’s that were left to her.