Posted by: rearadmiral | March 15, 2015

Showers of Austen or Austen Snow squalls

Isn’t it richly ironic that he would so positively review Emma? And so sad that he reviewed it anonymously. -Kirk

“It’s a rainy day in Boston, I feel like it’s raining all over the world”….with apologies to Brook Benton……

http://www.romangerodimos.com/on-location/revisiting-sense-sensibility/

http://www.buzzfeed.com/kristinchirico/if-you-arent-having-a-pie-and-prejudice-party-on-pi-day-you%23.mdPe7dw0d#.lnarYDaJB

Another great find by JASNA NY:

http://www.cartoonstock.com/cartoonview.asp?catref=rbsn43&ANDkeyword=darcy&NOTkeyword&TITLEkeyword&categories=All+Categories&artists=All+Artists&mainArchive=mainArchive&newsCartoon=newsCartoon&vintage=vintage&colorOption1=colour&colorOption2=blackWhite&orientationOption1=portrait&orientationOption2=landscape&cp=0&limit=12

Look what Karen has caused on twitter….a contribution from a follower:
Ms. Marya E. Gates @oldfilmsflicker
@AusteninBoston https://www.facebook.com/213374625342080/photos/a.213395195340023.59031.213374625342080/971868229492712/?type=1&theater

P.S. to the photo above: In looking at the photo again…I think Fanny is channeling John McEnroe….”You can’t be serious!!!!!”

Wednesday Twitter fun!
Devoney Looser @devoneylooser
Just published! @CambridgeUP Companion to ‪#‎Women‬ ‪#‎Writing‬ in ‪#‎Romantic‬ Period, edited by me, w/14 amazing contribs.
http://www.cambridge.org/…/cambridge-companion-womens-writi…
@AusteninBoston Thanks for sharing! Lots of ‪#‎janeausten‬ in the bk, including the many fascinating women who were her author-contemporaries.
Meredith Esparza@ Austenesque ReviewsInterview + Giveaway with Author Lisa Pliscou http://wp.me/p3jZTW-3VW
Jane Austen’s Zest
@JaneAustenKent
9 March14: What cruel weather this is! And here is Lord Portsmouth married too to Miss Hanson! Henry has finished Mansfield Park
Amelia R @LitJrzyGrl
On page 66 of 114 of A Room of One’s Own, by Virginia Woolf: “Did not Charlotte Bronte fail entirely to understand Jane Austen?” Yes,yes she did!
Write Like Austen @WritelikeAusten
Today’s Austen word: Odious – “His presence was beginning to be odious to her” – Not every man is a ‪#‎Darcy‬ – #JaneAusten
Regency Ladies Soc. @Regency_Ladies
“Where shall we see a better daughter or a kinder sister or a truer friend?” ‪#‎Austenite‬ #JaneAusten ‪#‎Emma‬
Gore Place @GOREPLACE
Our Sheepshearing Festival is April 25th 10-5, rain or shine! http://bit.ly/1Bx9rJN @VisitMA ‪#‎SheepFest2015‬
Photo below from…
VisitBritain @VisitBritain
Haddon Hall is one of the most beautifully preserved medieval houses in Europe: http://bit.ly/1AcWaSW

http://www.bustle.com/articles/64990-why-you-shouldnt-be-mad-if-the-movie-adaptation-of-your-favorite-book-isnt-100-percent

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00UC67M62/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00UC67M62&linkCode=as2&tag=luthien84-20&linkId=35VAO2EJO6WGJ74V

From The Jane Austen Centre, Bath:
‘Oh! Who can ever be tired of Bath?’ Wonderful news for the city of Bath! http://ow.ly/KaaIl

Sorry Sir Larry, Greer is much better in her role than you are in yours! -Kirk

One of my favorite bloggers gives some love to NA 2007. I love love love Felicity as Catherine….but you knew that already. smile emoticon -Kirk

http://babblingsofabookworm.blogspot.com/2015/03/northanger-abbey-2007.html

http://twonerdyhistorygirls.blogspot.ie/2015/03/jane-austens-surprising-aunt.html#sthash.fRwKIjKt.gbpl

http://forloveofausten.blogspot.com/2015/03/aerendgast-lost-history-of-jane-austen_7.html

Jane Austen’s Zest @JaneAustenKent
7Mar14:Here’s a day! The Ground covered with snow. What is to become of us? … Mr Richard Snow is dreadfully fond of us.
Write Like Austen @WritelikeAusten
Today’s Austen word: Bustle – “It has everything in its favour: heroism, danger, bustle, fashion” ‪#‎JaneAusten‬ on the military life
Jane Austen’s Emma @DailyEmmaQuotes
General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be. ‪#‎EmmaWoodhouse‬ ‪#‎MrWeston‬ #JaneAusten
Emma @Emma_Bot_1
She had no doubt of Harriet’s happiness with any good-tempered man;
Emma @Emma_Bot_1
and as Emma became acquainted with Robert Martin, who was now introduced at Hartfield,
Jane Austen @janeaustenlit
I shall retreat…to the most remote corner of the house, where I shall order a barrel of oysters, and be famously snug.
Emma cover from the 60’s…
http://ow.ly/i/8MtFv

We tried Belinda and it didn’t really work for most of us. Anyone really like another of Maria Edgeworth’s works?
http://www.irishtimes.com/…/in-praise-of-maria-edgeworth-by…


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