Posts tagged with jane-austen

Jan 3 2007

Fanfiction DOES pay--if you're really good at it.

These Three Remain, the final volume of Pamela Aidan's Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman series is newly available this week.This trilogy began as a Pride and Prejudice fanfic on the Republic of Pember...

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Nov 29 2006

Austen news

Since we're talking about Austen on the main site anyway, we might as well unload all the news at once. Behold: pictures of the upcoming versions of Persuasion and Mansfield Park:Anne--->Fanny (lo...

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Nov 25 2006

Nothing says "class" like a little zebra print.

While visiting the Neiman Marcus website, admiring the (still massively, massively overpriced) clearance items, I ran across this "Pemberly Manor" bed linens set, priced at the, um, very reasonab...

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Nov 6 2006

Jane Austen movie news, now 100% clearer.

Okay, I was a little confused by all this--maybe it was too much awesomeness for my simple brain to comprehend--but I think I'm clear now. There is an upcoming feature film about Jane Austen's lif...

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Oct 19 2006

Save the date?

The world's first Jane Austen-inspired tarot deck is scheduled to be released on March 7th, 2007. Behold:...yeah, I can't really see Miss Austen as a big tarot fan, either.

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Oct 10 2006


Thanks to the wonderfully informative Austenblog, I am now aware of TWO October Austen theater adaptations. The first is a musical (!!!) version of Emma, which is currently playing in New York. A...

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Sep 9 2006

More Austen must-owns!

Along with the doll featured below, all true Jane Austen geeks are going to want to rush out and buy The Jane Austen Cookbook, by Maggie Black and Deirdre Le Faye. Written by a food historian and...

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Sep 6 2006

Holy cats!

Yes, my friends, that IS a crocheted Jane Austen doll! Just what every household needs![Source]

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Mar 17 2006

Really, what household is complete...

...without a Jane Austen action figure to call their own?(Available at

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Mar 11 2006

Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen


As everyone who spent any time around me in the fall of 2005 knows, I couldn't stand the most recent film adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. It played up the dramatic aspects of the story and played down everything else. I thought it was too short to do the story justice. The casting was all wrong. (I’m not saying Mr. Darcy wasn’t very pretty, because he totally was, but prettiness isn’t everything.) The whole thing felt like a commercial for a longer, better movie...

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Aug 10 2004

Jane Austen

Jane Austen is my favorite author. Her books are dazzlingly, astonishingly good. She took one simple plotline and turned it into six completely unique novels. There is no resemblance between the...

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