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Smart and Wise Women of the19th Century

I love watching Downton Abby.  There are a number of strong female characters on that show, but my favorite is the Dowager Countess of Grantham, Violet Crawley played by Maggie Smith.  645 more words

Books And Reading

Mrs. Norris is a B****: Jane Austen's 'Mansfield Park'

*Spoilers throughout this post. Since the book has been in print for over 200 years, I figure there’s nothing I could possibly say about it that hasn’t already been said many times before.  1,709 more words

Book Reviews

Happily Ever After

I wrote this as a guest post at Mansfield Park: Thoughts on Jane Austen’s Novel for the bicentennial.

Compressed into the epilogue of ‘Mansfield Park’ is the marriage of Edmund and Fanny. 173 more words

Mansfield Park

Happily Ever After

This is seventh in a series of guest posts written by “Sophie” of A Reasonable Quantity of Butter in celebration of Mansfield Park’s bicentennial. 183 more words

Jane Austen

The Ghost of Another Novel Entirely

Thirty-fifth in a series of posts celebrating 200 years of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. For more details, open Your Invitation to Mansfield Park. 1,231 more words

Jane Austen

“Never had Fanny more wanted a cordial”: Comic Relief and Word Choice in Mansfield Park

Thirty-fourth in a series of posts celebrating 200 years of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. For more details, open Your Invitation to Mansfield Park. 2,448 more words

Jane Austen

Tantrums and Toasted Cheese: On Saying NO to Boys of All Ages

Thirty-second in a series of posts celebrating 200 years of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. For more details, open Your Invitation to Mansfield Park. 1,130 more words

Jane Austen