Here are the news stories that caught out eye this week.
Working title: First Impressions Set in: Hertfordshire and Derbyshire, c. 1812 Publisher: T. Egerton, Whitehall Publication date: 28 January 1813 Media type Print: (hardback, 3 volumes) Looking at our past Meet the Janeites post, a lot of us discovered Austen's works because we read her as a school assignment, and … Continue reading Happy Birthday Pride & Prejudice
Here are the news articles that caught our attention this week.
The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett "The librarian at Windsor had been one of the many who had urged on Her Majesty the charms of Jane Austen, but being told on all sides how much ma'am would like her books put ma'am off altogether. Besides, she had handicaps as a reader of Jane Austen that … Continue reading Jane Sighting – The Uncommon Reader
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Trying something new here on the blog, 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. responsible "I must take leave to observe, Sir Walter," said Mr. Shepherd one morning at Kellynch Hall, as he laid down the newspaper, "that … Continue reading Book Quote Monday
Name: Ruth How did you become a Janeite? I've always been a history lover for all my life and enjoy reading novels of 18th and 19th centuries to gain an understanding of the mindset of those periods. Also after watching Persuasion starring Amanda Root and Sense and Sensibility with Kate Winslet I then purchased the … Continue reading Meet the Janeites – Ruth
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World Auction Record for Austen Letter at Bonhams - Fine Books & Collections To tell or not to tell: "Sense and Sensibility' is as relevant today as it was when it was published more than 200 years ago - The Hindu 'It's an escape': the Americans who want to live like Jane Austen - The … Continue reading Friday Link Up
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