Posted by: rearadmiral | January 2, 2014

Happy 200th Bday Mansfield Park

Talk Like Jane Austen Day

The Talk Like Jane Austen Quote of the Day:
Welcome to the bicentenary year of Mansfield Park.

“But there certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world as there are pretty women to deserve them.”
Mansfield Park.

Jane Austen Society of North America – Eastern Pennsylvania Region

“He wisely resolved to be particularly careful . . . ” and to engage in close reading of Jane Austen’s novels, particularly Mansfield Park.

The Jane Austen Society of North America, Eastern Pennsylvania Region (including Delaware and…
JASNA-Eastern Jane Austen Society of North America – Eastern Pennsylvania Regionhopes students will enjoy and learn from the study guide.

The Talk Like Jane Austen Quote of the Day:

” Give a girl an education, and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without farther expense to anybody.”
Mansfield Park

“If there was ever an inconsequential quibble in Austen scholarship, the changing sex of Lady Bertram’s lap-dog would seem to be it. Tony Tanner, who has done more than any living critic to instruct us how to read the six novels, sees it as a litmus test, dividing what is useful to discuss from what is irredeemably petty”. -John Sutherland “Can Jane Eyre Be Happy: More Puzzles in Classic Fiction” pg 31
Allegra Goodman

Books I hope to read in 2014: “The Interestings,” by Meg Wollitzer, “Book of Ages,” by Jill Lepore, “Visible City” by my friend Tova Mirvis. Books I plan to see off to the copy editor–my own What do you resolve to read–or write!–in the new year?

Jane Odiwe
Wonderful review for Project Darcy from Laura Boyle at The Jane Austen Centre!

Project Darcy: A Review
Extended Reading

Project Darcy: A Review
Extended Reading
Jane Austen Society of North America-Southwest Region (JASNA-SW)
A fun little crossword for the Janeite!

The Jane Austen Centre, Bath
A fun crossword for any Austen fan to complete: Let us know your scores!

Jane Austen Crossword Puzzle — Crossword Puzzle at
A crossword puzzle – Jane Austen Crossword Puzzle . Fun Trivia cross word puzzles
Come! Poor little heart! Be cheery and brave. We’ll be a great deal to one another, if we are thrown off and left desolate.

— Margaret Hale in North and South



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