Posted by: rearadmiral | September 29, 2017

9/29 Two weeks in review….

Twin sisters from different mothers???
Happy Bday Elizabeth Gaskell and Greer Garson!!!!!

Very sad news today.

Found via JASNA-North Texas….and JASNA Pakistan:…/29/benjamin-whitrow-obituary

Benjamin Whitrow obituary
Expert supporting actor equally at home on stage and screen

Local area “pocket” Box Hill(I can say that because I’ve been to Box Hill!)…. Larz Anderson Park

“To track Jane Austen through her reading gives some access to the workings of her mind, as do the revisions in her surviving manuscripts. She defeats us all, though, with her cleverest vanishing trick of all when she speaks through a narrative persona who is god-like, omniscient, infallible. Within the golden worlds that she herself has made, she reveals her judgments by means of her characters’ fates-what was called in the eighteenth century poetic or distributive justice: “My Fanny indeed at this very time, I have the satisfaction of knowing, must have been happy in spite of every thing”(MP, 461). Austen’s voice is both authorial and authoritative, because it comes out of nowhere and attaches to nobody in particular.” -pgs 300-301

Found via Cork Janeites!

Team Knightley approves this message!!!…/jane-austens-heroes-and…

Jane Austen’s Heroes and Scoundrels Ranked
A blog about books, writing, movies, and sometimes life.

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…

More about Devon!! With Marianne as the cover image!!!!!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂…/the-…/20170722/281797104054584

‘Devon is a heaven of beauty and in­spi­ra­tion and a hell of damp and dull­ness’ | Review
IPoint of view Amanda Craig if you were to ask what place in Bri­tain has in­spired most writ­ers, you…


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