Friday Link Up

Here are some internet stories you may have missed last week:

State lawyer wrote to world leaders, had eclectic interest – Wisconsin State Journal
Obit for a very fascinating Janeite

The story of the converted phone boxes around Basingstoke – Basingstoke Gazette

Alan Rickman, the 5 unforgettable roles of the Harry Potter and Die Hard star – Sunriseread

“Can you imagine if you presented Freud to Jane Austen?”: Josh Cohen on literature and psychoanalysis – NewStatesman
The analyst and writer’s latest work, How to Live. What to Do., is a mix of case studies from his consulting room, personal reminiscence, and literary reference points.

Class listing – Reading Jane Austen’s Mind – Department of English, University of California, Santa Barbara
Anyone else want to take this class?

Never Forget the Time Golden Globe Winner Emma Thompson Channeled the Ghost of Jane Austen – Vulture

After achieving her PhD at 88, Ruth wants a Jane Austen-led reading revolution – Brisbane Times

Opinion: Why do we love period dramas like ‘Pride & Prejudice’ ‘most ardently?’ – Reveille

25 Years Later: Sense and Sensibility – Leftlion
This period drama, released in 1996 in the UK, is in many ways a standard nineties rom-com; but does this adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel actually have too much sense, and not enough scandal?

Colonial Williamsburg’s Women’s History Month programming examines rights, roles of women – The Virginia Gazette
On Fridays at 12:30 p.m., the “Finding Jane Austen” event will allow visitors to “explore three regency objects, using three Jane Austin quotes from six different books, and make an inspired bookmark to take home,” according to the release. (Anyone want to go on a road trip?)

15 Dashing Boy Names for Fans of Jane Austen – Cafemom

15 Romantic Girl Names for Fans of Jane Austen – Cafemom

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