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Monthly Archive for October, 2010

In the latest Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine there is an interesting article (by Paul A Bethel) on the similarities between Emma and Mansfield Park. Here’s a small excerpt: Rather, she [Austen] simply began with the premise: “What if a character much like Mary Crawford should have grown up in a small village outside London? […]

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Miss Austen Regrets

I resisted buying this DVD  for quite a while. To me it seemed to be a romanticized view of her life. However, I wanted something to watch and nothing else appealed at JB Hifi. It is a beautiful film – the locations are stunning and the costumes lovely.  The acting is fabulous – how versatile […]

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