Posted by: rearadmiral | July 1, 2018

7/1 A few weeks in review

Jane Austen July TBR
In which I tell you about what I’ll be reading in #janeaustenjuly… My announcement video:…

Take Jane to the Seaside! Found via Austen Travel.…/thinking-about-austens-writing-o…/

Thinking About Austen’s Writing of Persuasion
Many years ago, when I taught my very first English literature class and I put Pride and Prejudice on the syllabus, I was absolutely delighted to discover a collection of essays called Approaches t…

love love love this series! I think I’ve read all but one twice. Lol…and not just because my name appears on a short review of one of them!…/interview-giveaway-with-the…

Interview + Giveaway with the Holidays with Jane Authors!!! – Austenesque Reviews
Happy Wednesday, friends!!! As you may already be already be unquestionably aware, I am a…

Found via Jane Austen Fan Club:
Samuel Keele is with Jane Austen and Jane Austen at Jane Austen Evening.
“It is very true,” said Marianne, “that admiration of landscape scenery is become a mere jargon. Everybody pretends to feel and tries to describe with the taste and elegance of him who first defined what picturesque beauty was. I detest jargon of every kind, and sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in but what was worn and hackneyed out of all sense and meaning.”…/a.15764592959…/2164320817121132/…
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What if I told you her novels are sarcastic, satirical, AND romantic? That they can be all of those things? Stop trying to distance Austen from the romance genre to justify your appreciation of her work. It’s very telling.
— Ally⚓🌈 (@inaneenglish).
AiB: “As Cassandra wrote in the margins of Persuasion…
‘Dear dear Jane! This deserves to be written in letters of gold.’ ” Found via….…/the-death-of-a-fi…/

Samuel Keele shared a link to the group: Jane Austen Fan Club.
June 20 at 7:11 PM
Man discovers Jane Austen isn’t just a Harlequin romance author, and mansplains this to us, the deluded women readers.

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A comedy writer tweeted about Jane Austen. It revealed a big flaw in publishing.
She nailed social commentary, but her novels also featured romance. That’s not a bad thing.


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