Posted by: rearadmiral | February 8, 2013


Jane Austen on Richard III ~ Guilty, or “A Very Respectable Man”?

janeausteninvermont.wordpress.comRichard III has been getting much-needed attention these past few days – his bones, it seems, have been languishing beneath a parking lot … About 22 years ago on a trip to Scotland with the Appal…

“I cannot make speeches, Emma:” he soon resumed; and in a tone of such sincere, decided, intelligible tenderness as was tolerably convincing.–“If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.”

“Such is not the case with the abomination that is the 2005 Hollywood version starring Keira Knightly, however, the worth of which amounts to a mocking diversion worthy of a Mystery Science Theater feature”. Ouch!!




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