Here are some internet stories you may have missed last week:
Message from the JASNA Executive Committee
Message about JASNA’s commitment to diversity and inclusion within the Society
The best way to read Jane Austen? Out loud! – The University of Sydney
17 books that are essential reading for Women’s History Month – CNN
March is Women’s History Month, a time when we can educate ourselves on historic moments women fought for and our progress thus far, along with celebrating women as a whole. And what better way to do that than reading a bunch of books about women by women?
THE HISTORY AND FUTURE OF SINGULAR THEY – BookRiot
Jane Austen and William Shakespeare, among towering literary figures, used this form of the singular “they.”
Is the Fantasy of Costume Design Becoming a Fashion Reality? – WWD.com
By now, fashion has come to understand that the consumer wants what she wants. And right now, the consumer wants what Hollywood is having.
I Ate Like The Bridgertons For 3 Days – delish
The book that the series Bridgerton is based on is set from 1813-1827, so the food I tried was heavily inspired by that era. I also tried food from the Victorian era (1837-1901) because Queen Victoria had a very interesting diet that I could not pass up.
10 influential and inspirational Surrey women – Sutton & Croydon Guardian
A strong connection to Surrey, whether by birth or actions later in life, qualified all the women for inclusion in the below list.
Did Jane Austen base flirtatious character on Lady Elizabeth? – Southern Daily Echo
In the hilarious Project Gucciberg, a deepfaked Gucci Mane reads classic novels – digital trends
Today, the 41-year-old rapper debuted voice readings of himself reading an assortment of classic novels under the somewhat brilliant title “Project Gucciberg.” A smattering of the novels include Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Little Women, A Modest Proposal, Dracula, and The Importance of Being Earnest.
A glorious Georgian country home where Jane Austen once stayed — but did she write Pride and Prejudice here? – Country Life
This delightful villa apartment set in the historic village of Wrotham, near Sevenoaks, has links to Jane Austen at the peak of her powers. But just how strong are those links?