Jane Austen’s books:
Renaissance Guy evaluates Austen’s characters – fun categories.
Thorough responses to some questions about Persuasion from Nexus Archives.
Excitement over Sense & Sensiblity from 1actressinoregon.
Less than enthusiastic reaction to Emma from Bookologists.
Jane Austen movies:
A guide from Suite 101 for the BBC miniseries of Pride & Prejudice.
Foster on Film: a assessment of Pride & Prejudice adaptations.
Pride & Prejudice (1980) review with a comparison to the BBC version from Sophie’s Perspective.
The blog, Adventure in Reading, discusses The War of Ideas by Marilyn Butler. The post mentions, “Elizabeth Bennet is consistently viewed as Austen’s revolutionary heroine.”
A review of Austenland by Shannon Hale — a novel about a woman goes to a sort of Pride & Prejudice resort. The blog is Confessions of a Real Librarian.
From the Daily Mail: a disturbing report of people scattering human ashes at the Austen museum.
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