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Gossip Economies: Jane Austen, Lady Susan, and the Right to Self-Fashion

31 January 2018

Haley Haltom ENG 301 Dr. Richard October 27, 2016 “Gossip Economies: Jane Austen, Lady Susan, and the Right to Self-Fashion” The article “Gossip Economies:  Jane...

Austen and the Anthropocene

23 January 2018

“Jane Austen Populaire 3” (2016) by Eymery. Wikimedia Commons. Modern adaptations of Jane Austen’s works rarely emphasize climate change.  The intrigues of Austen’s...

The Secret History of The Crown

11 January 2018

The Crown (2017); Photo Credit:  Alex Bailey, Netflix With the premier of the second season of The Crown (2017), Netflix’s extravagant costume drama about...

The Restoration Printed Fiction Database

8 November 2017

Restoration Printed Fiction Bibliographers have done much important work on the history of the novel in the long eighteenth century. Scholars are indebted to bibliographies from McBurney’s...