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Margaret C. Sullivan
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It’s Jane Austen’s 241st birthday today. Please be upstanding and lift your beverage of choice in a toast to an authoress whose work has endured for two centuries after her death. That is an accomplishment indeed. It is our custom for birthday posts to…

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In honor of Jane Austen’s birthday, we are giving away five copies of the recently published essay collection The Joy of Jane. From the book’s website: Although there were only six completed novels, Jane Austen left an enormous legacy when she died on…

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Dutch Janeite, journalist, and photographer Karen Quint has put up a Kickstarter to have her travel guide, Jane Austen’s England, translated to English. If you pledge at least €20, you will receive a copy of the book (with an additional charge for…

Is there a pattern available for the lovely centerpiece that is in the cover photo for this community?

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The title says it all…the DVD and Blu-ray of Love & Friendship is available for pre-order on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk. The discs will be available in the U.S. on September 6 and in the UK on September 26 (as promised by Whit Stillman). If you do not…

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We heard from Gabrielle, who has started a very interesting website called the Dear Jane Project. We will let her tell you about it in her own words. I know exactly the ways in which Jane Austen has affected my life. I am very interested in knowing how…

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Today’s lesson is from Mansfield Park, Volume I, Chapter XII, in honor of the holiday tomorrow in the U.S.; if memory serves, the only time Jane Austen mentioned our country in one of her novels. Listening and wondering were all suspended for a time, for…

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Something pretty to start off a long weekend here at AustenBlog World Headquarters…a rehearsal of the song “Had I Been In Love” (a/k/a Lizzy’s Big Epiphany) from Austen’s Pride: A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice, coming up at the Nazareth College Arts…

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We’ve discussed this a bit on social media, but felt the occasion presented an opportunity for some snark would make a good blog post. Alexandra Knatchbull, daughter of Lord Brabourne, great-granddaughter of Lord Mountbatten, and goddaughter of Diana,…

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This interview is part of the Love & Friendship Janeite Blog Tour celebrating the release of the novelization of the film Love & Friendship, itself an adaptation of Jane Austen’s novella Lady Susan. We conducted it in the spirit of the novel (check out…
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