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Mansfield Park: A Review

Here’s a review that hits a little more close to home, so to speak. I spent my undergrad studies of English Literature studying pre-19th century literature novels, from… 514 more words

Jane Austen

Jane Austen is considered one of the greatest writers in English history, both by academics and the general public. Even though during her lifetime, she was not widely known and only got little acknowledgement. 220 more words


No, on this Valentine's Day I don't "ā™„" Darcy

Way back at the dawn of creation, before The Shirt, before The Pond, before The Heaving Bosom Of Emotional Confusion ā€” so, around about 1993 or so ā€” I dressed up as Jane Austen for a “be a famous person” thing at school. 1,406 more words


The Jane Austen Guide to Valentine's Day

We all know there’s no greater authority on winning at relationships than Jane Austen. So when it comes to Valentine’s Day, we could all do with learning a thing or two from her characters. 339 more words


Book Review: First & Then by Emma Mills

ashley | Surprise! I’m reading another re-telling! I was in the mood for something light and different and adorable, and I hoped I would find all those words in… 379 more words

Book Reviews

A Bookish Valentine

Iā€™m not really interested in Valentine’s Day. However, it is a time of year which brings out a lot of mush on the internet, particularly mush that draws on books. 797 more words


Mr Darcy - who are you?

We think we know what he looks like, visions of Colin Firth – poor man; forever embodying this fictional character – immediately leaping into our mind’s eye as soon as Mr Darcy is mentioned. 270 more words

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