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January 2015 meeting: Food in Jane Austen's novels

Prepared by member Cheng, with help from Anna’s notes.

It would be reasonable to assume that after the indulgences of Christmas our interest in food would have staled. 991 more words

Meeting Report

Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons)

“‘Well—what kind of books does he write?’ she asked.

‘He’s doin’ one now about another young fellow who wrote books, and then his sisters pretended they wrote them, and they all died of consumption, poor young mommets.’ 206 more words

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Isabella: A (Short) Northanger Abbey Sequel

I just want to say that I normally don’t care for sequels not written by the original author.  That being said, I had an assignment for my Jane Austen class five years ago, where we had to write a sequel to one of her novels.  1,317 more words

Writing

'Blue Monday', a cold, Jane Austen and Galavant

Oh yes, today is the gloomiest day of the year. When I got to work at 8 a.m. I saw this and thought: “nonsense, today is great, my baby niece turns 7!”. 196 more words

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L'atipicità di Finn Polmar

Finn Polmar è un personaggio atipico per una serie come The Good Wife. Finn Polmar sarebbe il personaggio perfetto per essere descritto dal vocabolario di Catherine Morland, la protagonista di Northanger Abbey. 705 more words

Alicia Florrick

Day 19 - A book quote a day. Jane Austen: With more than usual eagerness . . .

With more than usual eagerness did Catherine hasten to the pump-room the next day, secure within herself of seeing Mr. Tilney there before the morning were over, and ready to meet him with a smile; but no smile was demanded — Mr. 93 more words

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