This month's podcast selection are lecture notes from British Literature II Jane Austen Lecture Notes.This podcast was part of the required course work for the class taught by Beth Ritter-Guth at Union County College in Cranford, NJ.You can listen to the podcast here - Lecture Notes for Jane Austen's Emmaand read the transcript here - … Continue reading Podcasting with Jane – Going to College
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We had a wonderful time at our Box Hill meeting. Since we were celebrating our yearly event we asked you your opinion on Emma. First we wanted to know who your favorite character was in the novel.As you can see Mr. Knightly was the overall favorite with a second place tie between Emma and Mrs. … Continue reading Fun Friday: Poll Results – Box Hill
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This month we asked you about your opinions on the movie clueless, which turned 20 on July 19th.The first question we asked was Do you like the movie Clueless? 100% of respondents said yes! The second question we asked was Do you think Clueless is an acceptable adaptation of Emma? 40% of respondents said No and 60% … Continue reading Fun Friday: Poll Results – Clueless Yes or No?
This is a meme hosted by Book Journey.As I mentioned in our Friday post (don't forget to vote in our July Poll) on July 19th Clueless will turn 20. Over the weekend I finished reading As If!: The Oral History of Clueless as told by Amy Heckerling and the Cast and Crew by Jen ChaneySummaryAcclaimed pop culture journalist … Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you reading? – As If!
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Chawton House in the snow by Ray MoseleyThese were very cheering thoughts; and the sight of a great deal of snow on the ground did her further service, for any thing was welcome that might justify their all three being quite asunder at present. --Emma, chapter 16
Longbourn by Jo Baker (BCD) (4 of 5 stars)I will admit that I couldn't wait to finish listening and picked up the book at work and read the last few chapters at lunch. I really liked how the novel was set during the time of P&P but it wasn't just a retelling. It was a whole … Continue reading Austen in August Wrap-up!