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How director Whit Stillman overcame his Austen pride and preju...

In the 1790s, Jane Austen wrote a wickedly funny epistolary novella about a widow named Lady Susan, whose beauty and charm are matched only by her cunning ability to manipulate the doting men around her. Austen never tried to publish it. The ... WA Today, 41 minutes ago

Trailer: 'Love and Friendship'

Share MediaShow Caption Share This Video Based on one of Jane Austen's works, Kate Beckinsale plays a widow determined to find a husband for her daughter - as well as for herself. 15 minutes agoBased on one of Jane Austen's works, Kate ...
 USA Today4 hours ago Kate Beckinsale: Love & Friendship Isnt Your Typical Jane Austen Adaptation  Variety1 day ago Whit Stillman Mines Jane Austen for 'Love & Friendship'  Digital Content Producer13 hours ago Whit Stillman returns: Sometimes it's good to blow through all your deadlines  ACQ Magazine7 hours ago
Irish Independent

A super cast of Civil War heroes

Since Clueless, I've harboured a fondness for Paul Rudd, who played Josh (Jane Austen's Mr Knightly) to Alicia Silverstone's Cher (Emma) in the cult 1995 update of the classic novel. Since Clueless, I've harboured a fondness for Paul Rudd, who ...
 Irish Independent4 days ago
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Sittenfeld channels Jane Austen in new novel

Photo: Courtesy Photo Image 1 of / 2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Novelist Curtis Sittenfeld channels Jane Austen in her new novel Eligible. Novelist Curtis Sittenfeld channels Jane Austen in her new novel Eligible. ...
 MySanAntonio5 days ago Austen, avid after-partiers kick off S.F. Film Festival  San Francisco Chronicle1 week ago The beautiful, quirky and inspiring workspaces of famous authors  San Francisco Chronicle1 month ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Talented tailor Emily Barker flaunts creations at Jane Austen Festival

Emily Barker is rarely seen without a sewing machine. By day, she alters clothes. By night, she designs and creates them. The Wollongong tailor was thrilled to show off her latest fashion project, after six months in the making, at the Jane Austen ...
 Sydney Morning Herald2 weeks ago Talented tailor Emily Baker flaunts creations at Jane Austen Festival  Melbourne Age2 weeks ago Jane Austen Festival visitors flaunt own creations  Melbourne Age2 weeks ago
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Arts & Letters Live: Curtis Sittenfeld - Jane Austen Remixed

In Curtis Sittenfeld's new novel, Eligible , Lizzy Bennett is a high-powered magazine editor in New York. When her father falls ill, she and her sister Jane return to the home in Ohio that they thought theyd left behind forever. At once familiar and ...
 Culture Map5 days ago Curtis Sittenfeld: In Jane Austen's shoes  Gulf News3 days ago Jane Austen meets 'The Bachelor' in Curtis Sittenfeld's 'Eligible'  Miami Herald2 weeks ago Was Jane Austen A Feminist? The Answer Is In Her Stories  Malaysian Digest2 weeks ago
Sydney Morning Herald

People at the Jane Austen Festival

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 Sydney Morning Herald2 weeks ago The Jane Austen Festival Australia dances at Canberra's Albert Hall  Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks ago

Rare exhibits displayed at bicentenary of classic novel

It's 200 years since Jane Austen published her novel 'Emma' - the story of a privileged daughter who thinks herself a bit of a matchmaker. Her meddling in other people's love lives didn't prove popular - but the book itself was - and went on to be ...
 ITV.com1 month ago Jane Austen's 'Emma' marks 200 years  BBC1 month ago Exhibition marks 200th anniversary of Austen's 'Emma'  ITV.com1 month ago
The New Republic Online

Women Write About Family, Men Write About War

Stereotypes about women writers are as old as books written by women. Many female authors—Jane Austen and the Brontë sisters among them—rose to prominence in the mid-nineteenth century, a period the literary scholar Elaine Showalter calls The ...
 The New Republic Online3 weeks ago These are the 100 most-read female writers in college classes  University Business2 months ago
Financial Mail

Cinema: Raising the dead

DECLARED a major novelist by influential critics of the mid-20th century, Jane Austen finally escaped the damning stereotype — that she was a spinster with a gift for small-scale social comedy. Her timid suggestion that she wrote on a small scale ...
 Financial Mail4 weeks ago
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