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Citizen of the world

Legend has it that when a woman, who aspired to be a novelist, approached Jane Austen for writing tips, the author gave her a priceless suggestion: "If you haven't gone to Ireland, don't send your protagonist there." This goes to prove the ... Times of India, 2 days ago
Removing the cobwebs The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
The 'real' Jane Austen immortalised as waxwork CNET Reviews, 1 month ago

Write on, sister: 20 great books by women

Top row (l-r): Harper Lee, Margaret Atwood, Charlotte Brontë, JK Rowling and Emily Brontë. Bottom row (l-r): Jane Austen, Daphne du Maurier, Louisa May Alcott, Donna Tartt and Dodie Smith To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee (1960) This classic of ...
 Irish Times3 days ago

The dark side of Jane Austen

Ignore its uptight reputation. Mansfield Park , celebrating its 200th anniversary, seethes with sex and delves into England's murkiest corners, writes Paula Byrne. Embeth Davidtz as Mary Crawford in the 1999 film version of 'Mansfield Park'. It ...
 New Zealand Herald6 days ago Prejudiced Commentary Comics  Trend Hunter2 weeks ago Jane Austen In June; Tryon Palace Celebrates The 200th Anniversary Of Mansfield Park  SIFMA Foundation1 month ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Jane Austen Mansfield Park sequel revives Maria

When historian Roslyn Russell set out to write her first novel Maria Returns: Barbados to Mansfield Park, it was a quest more challenging than most a sequel to a much-loved classic. And not just any classic, but Mansfield Park, Jane Austen's third ...
 Sydney Morning Herald6 days ago

Meryl Streep: The Giver of Fantastic Performances

To partially quote Jane Austen, "it is a truth universally acknowledged" (or at least by anyone who knows me) that I, Prasanna Ranganathan, absolutely adore Meryl Streep. Fact: I make sure to see each of her films as soon as it opens in theaters. ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Jane Austen meets mansplaining: This is the perfect satire of the anti-feminism movement

Over the years Jane Austen characters have been reimagined as vampires, zombies, rom-com stars and more, but now theyve been reincarnated as something entirely new: dopey Internet mansplainers. The new Web comic Manfeels Park, created by two women ...
 Salon1 week ago Jane Austen gets zombie treatment  Sydney Morning Herald2 weeks ago Pride and Prejudice and Zombies takes a bite out of Austen  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago Bella Heathcote stars in Jane Austen meets zombies romp  Sydney Morning Herald2 weeks ago
Yahoo! Finance

The Economics Of Jane Austen

When Jane Austen died in 1817, her reinvention began. Her brother Henry Austen published, as the preface to the posthumous edition of Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, a biographical note that praised her modesty and her financial disinterestedness.
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago Friday's TV Highlights: 'Austenland' on Starz  Los Angeles Times1 month ago Fridays TV Highlights Austenland on Starz  Big News Network1 month ago Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 7/13/2014  Broadway World1 month ago
Cinema Blend

Carrie Brownstein to complete Nora Ephrons Lost in Austen script

Regency raconteur ... Carrie Brownstein will have a hand in cinema's next flirtation with the world of Jane Austen. Photograph: IFC
 Big News Network2 weeks ago Carrie Brownstein Takes Over Lost In Austen For Nora Ephron  Cinema Blend1 week ago Portlandia star takes up Austen film  BBC2 weeks ago Carrie Brownstein of 'Portlandia' to…  Variety2 weeks ago

$10 or Less: Jane Austen Outdoor Film Series, Arlington County Fair, Step to the Beat!

By August 3 at 9:30 AM Campers from Washington Performing Arts' Step to the Beat! summer camp at their 2013 performance with Step Afrika! (credit: Fritz PhotoGraphics) The Going Out Guide recommends free or low-cost things to do this week.
 Washington Post2 weeks ago

'Real Jane Austen' waxwork unveiled

A waxwork of Jane Austen which has taken three years to produce has been unveiled in Bath. With no "acceptable likeness" of the author, the Jane Austen Centre claims it is the closest "anyone has come to the real Jane Austen for 200 years". It ...
 BBC1 month ago First ever Austen waxwork unveiled  BBC1 month ago VIDEO: First ever Austen waxwork unveiled  BBC1 month ago
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