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Look P D James is writing a mystery set at Pemberley – more information here. You can pre-order it from Amazon.co.uk.

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A Year of Jane Austen Reviews

On January the first last year I wrote some resolutions namely, … It’s new year’s day time to make resolutions. This year I plan to re-read Austen’s novels – starting with Sense and Sensibility. I’m going to read one of the biographies I own (possible the one by Claire Tomalin). I’m also going to read […]

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Great Article on Enclosure

I just read a great article on Austen and Enclosure here (JASNA Persuasions Online Vol 30 No. 2). Definitely worth a read – it will make you think about Mr Knightley in a whole new way.

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Juliette Wells Lecture Podcast

Juliette Wells the Burke Austen Scholar-in-Residence at Goucher College gave a lecture – For the Love of Jane Austen – which is now available for download – here – it’s about an hour long and I thought it was very interesting.

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This lovely book arrived in the mail – I’m looking forward to reading it…

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Sense and Sensibility

It’s been a while since I last read Sense and Sensibility I needed to be reminded of Austen’s wonderful prose. For those of you who haven’t read it here is a plot summary (from Wikipedia). While I was reading it I highlighted a few things I thought brilliant … They gave themselves up wholly to their […]

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Resolutions

It’s new year’s day time to make resolutions. This year I plan to re-read Austen’s novels – starting with Sense and Sensibility. I’m going to read one of the biographies I own (possible the one by Claire Tomalin). I’m also going to read some of the books of criticism I have – starting with Malcolm […]

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Lady Susan as an E Book

My local Jane Austen group are reading the Juvenilia for our next meeting. I’ve always liked Lady Susan and thought it would be good to try an ebook on my Ipod Touch (I have the ereader application). I found a copy at Girlebooks – I do like the portability of an ereader. My ipod goes everywhere […]

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Jane’s Fame – Part One

I’ve read the Preface in which Ms Harman states her goal for this book This book charts the growth of Austen’s fame, the changing status of her work and what it has stood for, or been made to stand for, in English culture over the past two hundred years. In her own lifetime Austen’s books […]

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I’ve always wanted to read The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe, but I’ve never managed to finish it or even start it if the truth be told. However, Austenprose have posted a reading schedule as part of their Go Gothic month. There is a lot going on over there – guest bloggers, give aways etc… […]

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