Tag Archives: Pride and Prejudice

Top Five Books to Leave off Your Summer Reading List – you’ll be glad you did!

Summer reading is some of the best reading. Choose wisely and – whatever you do! – make sure you don’t read these books: Pride and Prejudicial Error: In this sequel to Pride and Prejudice, Lizzie Bennet’s adventures continue after her … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Novels and Hannah More’s Life – intersecting planes

Jane Austen and Hannah More were contemporaries in the late 1700s and early 1800s (even though More was born long before Austen and lived well after Austen’s death). Austen is known for her novels, and while she did not invent … Continue reading

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The Incompatibility of Anger and Wisdom

Angry people are not always wise. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice *** [My thanks to Ellen Mandeville for recently reminding me of this passage from P&P.]

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A Note On Stories, Ashley Clements, and “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries”

We Need Stories I’m a Jane Austen fan. Her books, her juvenalia, her letters. I’m a fan of adaptations too, whether taken directly from her novels (Emma Thompson rocked the script for Sense and Sensibility and won a well-deserved Oscar for … Continue reading

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