Posted by: rearadmiral | February 17, 2017

2/17 For Love of the Jane!

Found via the Wichita Public Library:

Found via Austentatious Library:

“No fewer than four of Jane’s novels start their main action in September: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Persuasion. This is not accidental, but tacitly acknowledges that the slight pause after the hectic and anxious time of harvesting gave the opportunity for both farmers and gentry to plan for agricultural and social life respectively.” -pg 105 Deirdre Le Faye “Jane Austen’s Country Life: Uncovering the rural backdrop to her life, her letters and her novels”

Thank you Prof. Price Grisham for mentioning Anne Chancellor(Caroline Bingley ’95/Jane Austen’s great niece x 8) in his talk “Jane Austen: Portrait of a Lady” at Hamilton-Wenham PL on 2/4. Only episode 2 is unavailable of the 8 episodes. Odd note…Phyllis Logan(Downton Abbey’s Mrs Hughes) plays Mrs Austen.

The real Jane Austen 1-8
A BBC documentary produced in 2002 and directed by Nicky Patterson. The narrator Anne Chancellor is related to Jane Austen herself and played the part of Car…



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