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Finding Fanny Price (Seriously, I can't find her...)

I saved Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park on my bookshelf for years. I knew nothing of the book other than it was my last unread Austen novel. 1,657 more words


Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

“How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly.”

Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
Published 1865 by Smith, Elder & Co.

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“This is pretty—very pretty,” said Fanny, looking around her as they were thus sitting together one day: Every time I come into this shrubbery I am more struck with its growth and beauty.

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The Classics Adventure: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Its taken me forever to get a book review up and that’s because I’ve been stuck on Mansfield Park for over a month.  This book and me needs to have a little chat because thanks to it, I’m now 2 books behind on my Reading Challenge.   846 more words


Book Review: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Today I will be reviewing Mansfield Park, Jane Austen’s third novel, published in May of 1814.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with this particular Austen novel, it is about Fanny Price, who comes from a not so well-off family and is sent to live with her wealthy aunt and uncle at the age of ten. 534 more words

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Review of Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (with spoilers)

Fanny Price is one of the most boring heroines in literature.  She is always good, always correct, and it seems that her only faults lie in being too timid and being too easily fatigued. 321 more words


Rose Reads Mansfield Park

My fourteen-year-old friend Rose is reading Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park for the first time. Last fall she reviewed the Real Reads version of the novel… 583 more words