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Jane Austen, Regency Circulating Libraries, and Enterprise, Part 1 — Vic Sanborn

“They who buy books do not read them, and … they who read them do not buy them.” – Robert Southey Introduction: Circulating libraries benefited Jane Austen and authors of her era in two ways. They rented out books, pamphlets,...
From: Jane Austen's World on 4 Oct 2020

Pride and Prejudice with Nineteen Letters, and Austoe Socks Winners from ChattyFeet

Inquiring Readers, On September 15th Chronicle Books will release an edition of  Pride and Prejudice: The Complete Novel, with Nineteen Letters from the Characters’ Correspondence, Written and Folded by Hand, By Jane Austen, Curated by Barbara...
From: Jane Austen's World on 11 Sep 2020

Pride and Prejudice: The Opera

Pride and Prejudice, an opera written by Kirke Mechem, will make its debut November 20th-23rd at the Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, located on historic Mt. Vernon Place in Baltimore. This event is part of the Peabody Opera Theatre, Johns Hopkins University....
From: Jane Austen's World on 23 Sep 2019

Kisses and Embraces in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice by Rachel Dodge

Much has been said about proper greetings, curtsies, nods, and bows in Jane Austen’s novels, but familiar greetings that occur between close friends and family members are just as fascinating. In fact, a close inspection of the novels reveals more...
From: Jane Austen's World on 30 Jun 2019

“My Poor Nerves”: Women of a Certain Age on the Page

Portrait of a Lady (1768), John Russell, 1745–1806, British. Oil on Canvas. Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of John N. and Dorothy C. Estabrook. When Mrs. Bennet complains of her “poor nerves” and her husband sardonically replies...
From: The 18th-Century Common on 6 Jun 2019

Chamomile Tea: A tisane to soothe the vapors and bouts of indigestion

I’ve just discovered the beneficial qualities of chamomile tea. This was quite by accident. I suspect I might be developing an allergy to food, specifically tomatoes or onions or spicy foods containing these ingredients. I only know that lately...
From: Jane Austen's World on 25 Jan 2019

Breaking Down the Barriers: Love and Walls

By Jodi McAlister, Deakin University Image: Unknown, Guillaume de Lorris, and Jean de Meun (French, about 1240/1260 – 1305), Roman de la Rose, about 1405. Courtesy of The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.  In Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de...
From: Histories of Emotion on 14 Feb 2018

Shakespeare and Jane Austen

Jane Austen Before 2017 comes to an end, it’s appropriate to mark it as the two-hundredth anniversary of the death of literary giant and Shakespeare-lover Jane Austen. She died, aged only 41, in 1817, in Winchester. Her admiration of Shakespeare...
From: The Shakespeare blog on 30 Dec 2017

Jane Austen and Dialect by Tony Grant

Inquiring readers, It’s time to lay Downton Abbey reviews aside and return to Jane Austen, since that is where my passion lies. Tony Grant, London Calling, has been a contributor to this blog for many years. He has written a piece that is quite...
From: Jane Austen's World on 12 Mar 2016

Pride and Prejudice Poster Giveaway

All the World’s A Page honors exceptional authors and their works by turning their masterpieces into posters. That’s right. An entire novel is translated onto one poster. Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is included in the collection....
From: Jane Austen's World on 26 Feb 2016

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: the book, the graphic novel, the movie

Brainless zombies overrun Regency England in search of ... brains. Can Lizzie Bennet and Mr. Darcy use their warrior skills save England from the zombie hordes? Watch the movie and see.
From: Jane Austen's World on 6 Feb 2016

A Look Back: Pride and Prejudice 2005 and Clueless 1995

I’d like to share my thoughts on two Jane Austen movies before the end of the year: Pride and Prejudice, 2005 and Clueless, 1995. Pride and Prejudice 2005 premiered in November ten years ago in the U.S.. I recall watching the film with two members...
From: Jane Austen's World on 13 Dec 2015

Pride and Prejudice 1995: 20 years Later

I used to regard A&E as one of the premier cable channels in the U.S. Known then as the Arts and Entertainment Network, it ran such prestigious shows as the 6-hr 1995 adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Inspector Morse, Midsommer...
From: Jane Austen's World on 11 Oct 2015

P.D. James' Fan Fiction: "Death Comes to Pemberley"

P.D. James apologizes to Jane Austen for writing this pastiche, a mystery novel sequel to Pride and Prejudice. Perhaps she should have apologized to Elizabeth Bennett Darcy, whose character is the one done harm, not Jane Austen herself. Since the mystery...

The Wrong Lizzie

I watched part one of  Death Comes to Pemberley this Sunday, the BBC adaptation of P.D. James' mystery novel Austen pastiche. The actress playing Elizabeth Bennett Darcy is utterly miscast: Elizabeth should be pretty, happy, and witty. This lady...

Mr. Darcy Proposes Again

My husband and I went to see Woody Allen's new movie, Magic in the Moonlight with Colin Firth as a melancholy magician who sets out to prove that Emma Stone, the supposed psychic medium is a fraud. Of course, he ends up falling in love with her--it's...

Regency Fashion: Keeping Hems Clean

During the late 18th century, early 19th century, trains on gowns were de rigueur. I chose to show the two gowns below, since the styles were popular when Jane Austen was a teenager (first image) and wrote the first editions of Northanger Abbey, Sense...
From: Jane Austen's World on 12 Apr 2014

Scenes of Everyday Life and People in 1790

I love this 1790 hand-colored etching by Thomas Rowlandson from the Royal Collection Trust, which depicts 12 vignettes of everyday life and work in Georgian England. Sketches like these offer us a glimpse of ordinary life in the 18th century, much as...
From: Jane Austen's World on 1 Feb 2014

Dressed up for the Holidays: Chatsworth

Rick Harrison, Wintery Chatsworth. 2005, Flickr.Entryway. MarieGossip.While some of us have been vocal about the abrupt appearance of holiday music and decor *cough* Heather,* others are pleased to welcome it!  I am planning to hang up some wreaths...

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