Posted by: rearadmiral | November 12, 2019

11/12 Week in review…

Jane Austen Society of North America
Yesterday at 12:37 PM ·
In honor of Veteran’s Day and Armistice 2019 read “The Janeites” a short story about soldiers in the trenches of WWI who read Jane Austen to cope with the horrors of war by Rudyard Kipling. It was first published in Story-Teller magazine in May 1924.


Jane Austen’s England
Yesterday at 3:38 AM ·
Dyrham Park was not only used in Sense & Sensibility (2008) as Allenham, but can also be seen in Sanditon, the rather controversial ITV/PBS series based on Jane’s last and unfinished work.
Watch this lovely video about filming at this stunning location 😍

The Making of Jane Austen
Glad to see Pride and Prejudice here, although it could fit in any of these categories! “BBC News – 100 ‘most inspiring’ novels revealed by BBC Arts” #mybooklife…/explore-the-list-of-100-novels-that…

The Making of Jane Austen
Sensible solution to this intractable struggle! Don’t choose just one. “The Colin Firth vs. Matthew MacFadyen Darcy Debate Ends Today. Let Me Have Both.”…/ via @themarysue
Persuasion by Jane Austen – Volume II, Chapter IX (21)
Anne recollected with pleasure the next morning her promise of going to Mrs. Smith, meaning that it should engage her from home at the time when Mr. Elliot would be most likely to call; for to avoid Mr. Elliot was…

Mrs Smith….thank you to Jill Crowley for putting Mrs Smith into my thoughts. 1995(Helen Schlesinger), 2007 on the streets of Bath(really?)(Maisie Dimbleby), and 1971(Polly Murch).

“Quiet Observation” in Persuasion


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