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Reading and Hygge

The Danish art of hygge, or hominess, has gained a lot of attention in the past couple of years, but I only discovered it very recently, whilst reading… 486 more words


JASNA Student Essay Contest 2017

JASNA, the Jane Austen Society of North America, in advance of its annual/meeting convention is holding its annual student essay contest.  Prize is $1,000 scholarship and the deadline is May 21, 2017.   15 more words

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Jane Austen's house

During my week off, we went to Chawton in Hampshire, to have a walk and visit Jane Austen’s house. The house is open to the public as a museum, and you can walk around the house, seeing where Jane lived and wrote her books. 694 more words

Currently Reading

I am finally reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. I have wanted to read this book for so long, and I finally got to it! 27 more words


Pride And Prejudice Character Review: Charles Bingley

*Warning: This post contains spoilers about Pride and Prejudice. Read at your own risk if you are unfamiliar with the book.

There is something to be said about a well written, human character. 492 more words


The White-Washed Past (and What We Can Do About It)

By Olivia Murphy (The University of Sydney)

For those interested in the literature of the long eighteenth century, and for Jane Austen’s global fan base, the last few weeks have made for some very uncomfortable headlines. 935 more words


Emma: 2nd Discussion


Forgive me again, I’ve been trying to keep up with work and I didn’t get around to posting the second discussion until now! 322 more words

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