The NJ region of JASNA will meet virtually on October 17th at 2pm to discuss the first work of British Gothic fiction: The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole. Published in 1764, Otranto is the template for the Gothic novel as we, and Jane Austen, know it. It was an instant success, inspiring an new genre of literature, including … Continue reading Castle of Otranto Discussion
Hi everyone!I have a new podcast to recommend - Phoebe Reads a Mystery Starting today (9/2) Phoebe is starting Jane Eyre. The podcast releases a chapter a day and has a back log of mystery stories. Hope you enjoy!
Hi everyone, sorry for the lack of posts the last few months. I hope everyone is doing well during this time. Here are the news articles that caught our attention this week: Complete floorplan of Buckingham Palace created for first time ever - NY Post 'Pride and Prejudice' and Instagram - Pacific The Female Gaze … Continue reading Friday Link Up
Here are the news articles that caught our attention this week: Maria Edgeworth, Jane Austen's forgotten idol - OUPblog The Book Briefing: Books for Feeling Better - The Atlantic In Miss Austen, fiction writer Gill Hornby tries to explain the enduring mystery of the famous Jane - The Canberra Times The 8 Most Soothing Movies … Continue reading Friday Link Up
Title: Excellent Women Author: Barbara Pym Publication Date: 1952 Synopsis:Excellent Women is one of Barbara Pym's richest and most amusing high comedies. Mildred Lathbury is a clergyman's daughter and a mild-mannered spinster in 1950s England. She is one of those "excellent women," the smart, supportive, repressed women who men take for granted. As Mildred gets embroiled in the … Continue reading March Book Discussion Information
Finding random works in the works of Jane Austen. Northanger Abbey is our source for 2020. action This bold surmise, however, she soon learnt comprehended but half the fact. The anxious affection, which she was accused of having continually watched in Isabella’s every look and action, had, in the course of their yesterday’s party, received … Continue reading Monday Book Quote
Here are some articles that caught our attention this week: 12 Romantic Gifts for Jane Austen Fans - BookRiot How Autumn de Wilde Made "Emma" So Edible - The New Yorker 5 smells that made Georgian England - HistoryExtra The new Emma adaptation gets Jane Austen's balance of satire and romance just right - Vox … Continue reading Friday Link Up
Here are some articles that caught our attention this week: Opulence and Frugality Inform the Look of the Latest Take on Jane Austen's 'Emma' - Variety Bill Nighy: "It was Autumn de Wilde no Jane Austen who drew me to Emma' - Independent Blond ambition: the rise and rise of Johnny Flynn, a man for … Continue reading Friday Link Up
Here are the news stories that caught our attention this week: Sense and Readability - Public Radio Tulsa Book clinic: what can I read after work instead of watching TV? - The Guardian 13 Fun and Adorable Literary Gifts for Galentine's Day - BookRiot Top 10 romantic novels of all time, according to Goodreads - … Continue reading Friday Link Up
Using a random word generator I will get a word and find it in one of Jane's novels. I will share that quote here.