WHEN: Sunday, Oct 23, 2016, at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Glastonbury Abbey, Hingham
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Apologies for being lax about posting events this year! Here’s what we’ve been up to, and a preview of things to come:
More info from a comment…
From Mara Barbuni:
Hello! As the author of the original post, I would like to specify that the title of the literary review of JASIT (Jane Austen Society of Italy) is “Due pollici d’avorio”. This magazine is published thrice a year in digital format and once a year in a one-volume paper edition. I am the Editor in Chief and the next issue (15th October) will feature an article of mine in which this new graphic novel by Manuela Santoni is presented. Thanks for sharing!
From Bingley’s Teas:
This time last year we unveiled the new book boxes! 7 yrs ago we debuted my Jane Austen tea line at the Portland AGM. It’s a journey of hills and valleys. Thank you to all who have shown support and enthusiasm for our Tea, chosen with care, and the little idea brought to life in hope others would find some joy in it too. 💕
I watched the 25+ minutes posted and found it charming. Lol, I approve of the Jane and Elizabeth in it. And I wonder if anyone else thinks that Mr Darcy looks a little like Mr Thornton(Richard Armitage) in North and South 2004?
October 10 at 8:00am ·
Happy Bday Dan Stevens!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Another great find from Author Jane Odiwe!
From Jane Odiwe:
More fascinating research from Ellie Bennett on the Rice portrait!
Fun fact….Laura Carmichael is also a member of Team Austen…she played Jane Austen’s sister-in-law Elizabeth Knight in a 15 minute BBC radio piece. She had the perfect tone for my “image” of Elizabeth Knight. I’m also loving Rosamund’s reading of P&P. While not a fan of audiobooks, sigh, I could listen to Rosamund all day! -Kirk
Happy Bday Kate Winslet
September 29 at 11:06pm ·
Absolutely lovely. Have a wonderful night everyone! Lots of love, Miss
North & South Themes
Themes from the beautiful 2006 adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South.…
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Rock on Jennifer Ehle!!!
Jennifer Ehle interview: ‘Artists don’t have to be unhappy’
After quitting Game of Thrones, Jennifer Ehle feared she’
Found via Carol Roberts, Talk Like Jane Austen Day, and Victoria Kincaid..and I’m sure others will be posting it shortly….
Jane Austen Brewed Beer. Yes, Really. | VinePair
Jane Austen is more than a celebrated English author, she was a household brewer as well. Back then, however, the role of female brewers was much different.
From Natasha Duquette:
: ” … autumn, that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste and tenderness, that season which had drawn from every poet, worthy of being read, some attempt at description, or some lines of feeling” (Jane Austen).
Forever Autumn – Justin Hayward
Beautiful autumn scenes. Music from Justin Hayward. A gentle rain falls softly on my weary eyes As if to hide a lonely tear My life will be forever autumn ‘c…
Found via JASNA-North Texas! Some small factorial errors but very interesting.
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September 18 at 1:19pm ·
What do you think the next Jane Austen mash-up will be? We’ve already vampires, and werewolves, and zombies😀 Any suggestions?
#PrideandPrejudice #AndMonsterTrucks #JaneAusten #AustenComics #MonsterMashUp
Judi Dench, Stephen Fry, and 9 others acting Shakespeare & Austen
If you’re a fan of both Shakespeare and Austen, you may have noticed some overlap in the actors who play these classic roles.
Jane Austen and her most popular characters, Elizabeth Bennet and her beau Darcy from Pride and Prejudice, are all featured in this gently charming, offbeat piece from Helen Farish’s forthcoming collection, The Dog of Memory (Bloodaxe Books, £9.95).
ELIZABETH AND DARCY GO WALKING OUT
There can be no Elizabeth and Darcy tourist trail.
Happiness takes them off the map. Even their author
doesn’t follow though it’s she who’s made them
so happy they wander miles without knowing
quite where. But to pose a prosaic question –
Lizzy and Darcy set off from Longbourn, a place
Lizzie has always walked, so how is it she’s ‘beyond
her own knowledge’ of the church gates and copses,
cottage doors and meadows they wander past?
Sleepy reds being deepened, flame yellows lifted,
air gentled to hold still the suddenly elegiac robin;
the autumnal harvest of the day and which way taken
at the fork in the spinney – all this the pair fail
to notice; neither can they look the other in the eye.
Waiting by the hornbeam hedge of home, their author
sees the darkening sky. Was it hard in that chapter
not to follow, not to have her share? Three times
She tells us the lovers wander without knowing where.
“Marriage is indeed a manoeuvring business,” Austen wrote in Mansfield Park, a novel in which a quiet, plain, sweet-natured girl nevertheless wins out over an evil aunt, a pretty schemer, and an adulterer, and ends up with her true love. Not something, you’ll note, that would ever happen on The Bachelor.
Abigail Reynolds added 13 new photos to the album: Bodiam Castle and Great Dixter House & Gardens.
Yesterday at 12:09pm ·
Yes, more pictures! Today I visited 14th century Bodiam Castle and then discovered a new favorite place, the fantastic Great Dixter Gardens. It’s a must-see. I wish my pictures could convey the scent and the tactile experience too.
· September 10 at 7:46am ·
Happy Bday Colin Firth!!!
September 9 at 3:29pm ·
Happy Bday Hugh Grant!!!
Found via Jane Austen in France…
Love & Friendship on Twitter
“Words of wisdom from Lady Susan. #LoveandFriendship https://t.co/cabOpEKdJS”
TWITTER.COM|BY LOVE & FR
Found via JASNA South Florida!
The History Girls: Sanditon – Jane Austen’s Psychic Spin on St Leonards on Sea? Catherine Johnson
The inclusion of the mulatto heiress is fascinating, by…
Found via JASNA South Florida!
Half Dress, November 1810 – CandiceHern.com
“A round gown of white crape, fancy leno, or muslin, with deep embroidered border at the bottom, and bosom ornamented to correspond; short sleeves and tucker of Mechlin lace; an under-dress, or slip of pink satin. …”
Love this one….mine is….Marianne Jones(Felicity Jones is my 2nd fav actor) Shortwood Lodge -Kirk
Great tea stuff by Annie R…great photo by Shirley..
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George Jr is the brother missing from this one…