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Book Review: 'Pride & Prejudice'

I feel like everyone is aware of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, whether they choose to view it as a classic novel or not, I most certainly do. 1,783 more words

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Silhouettes, a Poor Man's Portrait, a Guest Post from Brenda J. Webb

This post originally appeared on the Austen Authors’ blog in April 2015. I have chosen to recycle it here. Enjoy!!!!

I’ve been fascinated by silhouettes since I had one done when I was a teenager by an artist at one of the tourist attractions in Tennessee. 750 more words

Regency Era

Jane Austen 200

This week, the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death has been marked in many different ways, including a statue unveiling, and a first look at the new plastic ten pound note featuring Austen, which has already attracted comment over its… 703 more words

when Dr Who writes fiction, will we be equal?

It’s been quite a week for women in the UK. First the news that Jodie Whittaker would become the thirteenth Dr Who and the first woman to play the role, and then the Bank of England revealed its new £10 note, featuring Jane Austen. 905 more words

The Words In My Hand

I'm a Janeite

This week marked the 200th Anniversary (July 18th) since my favorite author, Jane Austen, died. She was a great author and example. I have read her books, watched her books become movies, seen many adaptations of her books, and seen or read some unusual stories created about Jane Austen’s life or her famous novels. 163 more words

Essay on Mrs. Bennet

Via Lithub an interesting essay on Mrs. Bennet as Austen’s “most subversive,” character by freelance writer Rachel Dunphy.

Not sure I agree but some interesting points — here is a link —

http://lithub.com/jane-austens-most-widely-mocked-character-is-also-her-most-subversive/

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