Have any of you read Mansfield Park? You have? Oh, and you watched the movie? Well, have any of you read Mansfield Park and (which is the rarity) enjoyed the novel and liked the heroine, Fanny Price? 890 more words
One of the most popular book-related questions has got to be that old favourite, “which literary character do you most identify with?” So far, in all my conversations and virtual travels around the blogosphere, I haven’t come across a single person who’s given the answer I would give. 601 more words
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
First Published 1814
The poor niece of the wealthy baronet Sir Thomas Bertram, Fanny Price comes to live at the Bertram’s estate, Mansfield Park, as Sir Thomas’s charitable endeavor to relieve Fanny’s mother of another mouth to feed and to make Fanny into a lady. 391 more words
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From this day Fanny grew more comfortable. She felt that she had a friend, and the kindness of her cousin Edmund gave her better spirits with everybody else.
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. 1,637 more words