Blog Posts - Jane Austen



Imagining Monsters

All fiction writing, it is often said, is borrowing. I’m not exactly sure that’s literally true, but the basic idea is that writers often trade with one another. They also borrow against their own experience and observations that others have R...

Jane Austen's House Museum

Jane Austen's House Museum is located in the village of Chawton near Alton in Hampshire. The museum occupies the 18th-century house (also known as Chawton Cottage) in which novelist Jane Austen spent most of the last eight years of her life. Jane Aus...
by Devon Visitor on Jul 24, 2016

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"There was something smart, ominous, and romantic about this strange story..." Amazon reviewerThis month, we're celebrating the Forever Girl's book birthday.  Because of readers like you, Senza Fyne has found a new kind of immortality--living in...
by Ash Krafton's Demimonde on Jun 20, 2016

Book Review: "Keeping the Castle," by Patrice Kindl

About the book:Seventeen-year-old Althea is the sole support of her entire family, and she must marry well. But there are few wealthy suitors -- or suitors of any kind -- in their small Yorkshire town of Lesser Hoo. Then, the young and attractive (an...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Jun 3, 2016

What Would Jane Think?

My guilty pleasure-reward for making it through this particular semester is indulgence in a few Austen-esque books: Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible and Among the Janeites: A Journey through the World of Jane Austen Fandom by Deborah Yaffe. Eligibl...
by streets of salem on May 10, 2016

What Would Jane Think?

My guilty pleasure-reward for making it through this particular semester is indulgence in a few Austen-esque books: Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible and Among the Janeites: A Journey through the World of Jane Austen Fandom by Deborah Yaffe. Eligibl...
by streets of salem on May 10, 2016

Going Off Austen

For quarter of a century, Pride and Prejudice has been my favourite book, and I have loved rewatching the BBC drama series over 15 years. So why am I considering taking it off my shelf? I had previously believed it … Continue reading →...
by Elspeth R on May 5, 2016

Movie: Emma (1996)

What would you do if your old family friend is deeply love with you, and he’s ready to settle down with you? Emma is one of my favourite movies of all the time because it’s based on my favourite author Jane Austen’s 1815 novel Emma. In fact,...
by The Jesselton Girl on Apr 25, 2016

Wives and Daughters – Gaskell’s and Austen’s

Cynthia is like Zippy from British children’s cult TV show Rainbow – the naughty one is definitely the most lovable Wives and Daughters is more akin to being penned by the friend of Jane Austen than Charlotte Bronte. It is … Continu...
by Elspeth R on Apr 18, 2016

Reseñas Cortas - Kpelicula

►Un Niño Lobo | A Werewolf Boy Género: Drama, Romance, Fantasía, Comedia | Episodios: 1 (Película) Fecha de emisión: 31 de Octubre del 2012  llevátelo Acabo de terminar A WEREWOLF BOY...! Después de llevar un mo...
by adictaxic toxico on Mar 9, 2016

Pride and Prejudice - My obsession with this simple, elegant story

Miss Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy have a charming magic to their simple and elegant relationship which made Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice a classic many enjoyed reading, rereading and retelling too. I came across this gem of a story in an u...
by Livres et Biscuits on Mar 8, 2016

Lucky Is Reading Giveaway Hop: Enter to Win "Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas," by Stephanie Barron (Paperback)

Welcome to the Lucky Is Reading Giveaway Hop hosted by Valerie of Stuck in Books! Every blogger participating in this hop is giving away a book they feel lucky they read (or a gift card to purchase one). For my giveaway, I am going to make a Jane Aus...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Mar 4, 2016

Vikings 4.2: Sacred Texts

The scene of the best action in Vikings moved back to Wessex in Thursday's episode 4.2, with a pitched, desperate battle to save an imprisoned Queen.Since this is historical drama, we know something of what will happen to some of the major characters...

25 February 2016 - FACTS ABOUT JANE AUSTEN

FACTS ABOUT JANE AUSTENG'day folks,Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. This year marks the 240th annivers...
by clancy tucker's blog on Feb 24, 2016

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: An Opinion

This movie is a bit of a surprise to me since I wasn’t really expecting much from it.  The trailers looked alright but I didn’t know if it would be something that I would get into.  I wouldn’t go so far to say that it’s an e...
by Awesome Movie Discussion on Feb 8, 2016

La joven Jane Austen - Película

►La joven Jane AustenOrgullo Y prejuicio | Jane AustenGénero: Drama, Romántico y BiograficoTemática: Biografía de la Autora Jane AustenPaís: Reino Unico Español LatinoHaz un Tweet, Like o +1 para poder descargar...
by adictaxic toxico on Dec 17, 2015

Orgullo Y prejuicio - Película

►Orgullo Y prejuicio Orgullo Y prejuicio | Jane AustenGénero: Drama y RomanceTemática: Adaptación LibroPaís: Francia, Reino Unido Español LatinoHaz un Tweet, Like o +1 para poder descargar Esta clásica historia de amor...
by adictaxic toxico on Dec 15, 2015

R- 105 Especial Orgullo y Prejuicio 1 - Orgullo y Prejuicio - Jane Austen

Como en otras reseñas les he comentado desde el año pasado estoy en un club de lectura donde solo se lee libro históricos y bueno en una de las votaciones que se hicieron para saber que libros leeríamos este fue el ganador.►Orgullo y PrejuicioL...
by adictaxic toxico on Dec 14, 2015

Jane Austen Quick Facts

Jane Austen was an English novelist from the Georgian Era.ProfileFull Name: Jane AustenPseudonym: "By A Lady", "The Author of 'Sense and Sensibility'"Date of Birth: December 16, 1775Place of Birth: Steventon, Hampshire, England, United KingdomBaptism...
by Tanvir's Blog on Dec 8, 2015

The Days are Getting Better and Better

I need to catch things up on my other blog, www.LemonSugarLyme.com, but good news can go anywhere, and I have to say, this is good news. I've had more good days the last three weeks than I have in months. When I crash and have to stay in bed, I don't...
by Pretty Things on Nov 13, 2015


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