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juliabroadbooks
October 8 2013

Initial Approval for Emma Approved

Yesterday saw the debut of the new webseries, Emma Approved, from the team responsible for The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. The new show is the team's adaptation of Austen’s Emma. While I loved...
Janga
February 14 2013

Vicars in Romance Novels from Carlyle, Balogh, and More!

Vicars appear regularly in romance fiction as secondary characters. Who can forget Jane Austen’s clergymen—the obsequious Mr. Collins in Pride and Prejudice, the vain and greedy Philip Elton...
KateRothwell
November 23 2012

Make Mine Canine: Heroes and Heroines and Their Dog Breeds

Dr. Wright's Breedfreak is a short book by a vet about the characteristics of various dog breeds. To say Dr. Wright has some strong opinions is like saying the ocean has some water. Maybe that’s...
MFrampton
September 1 2011

Not Clueless About Fashion!

Six months ago, our Austen Expert Myretta Robens wrote a post titled The Best Emma: Jane Austen Would, Like, Totally Approve where she presented a compelling argument as to why Cher Horowitz was...
Myretta
June 12 2011

The Fathers of Jane Austen

If you’re feeling kindly toward your Dad this Father’s Day, you might want to refrain from giving him a Jane Austen novel. Stick with power tools. Although Jane Austen herself seems to have...
Myretta
May 7 2011

Happy Mother’s Day, Mrs. Bennet: Jane Austen’s Mothers

Mothers don't often fare well in Jane Austen's world. In fact, many have been buried by the time we meet their offspring. Emma Woodhouse's mother has been long gone by the time we meet...
Myretta
April 2 2011

Emma: “A Heroine Whom No One But Myself Will Much Like”

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world...
Myretta
April 1 2011

Which Austen Heroine Could Be Your BFF?

Yes. Jane Austen has written some drool-worthy heroes, men of various stripes with whom we would like to end up, from her Alpha Fitzwilliam Darcy to her Beta Henry Tilney, there probably isn't a...
Myretta
March 10 2011

Would Mr. Darcy Drive An “Austen-Martin”?

For some characters in Jane Austen's world, what they're driving (or their equipage as we should say) is almost as important as that vintage Corvette up on blocks in your brother-in-law's...
Myretta
February 24 2011

The Best Emma: Jane Austen Would, Like, Totally Approve

Jane Austen: She was still looking at him with the most speaking amazement. Cher Horowitz: I was just totally clueless. * * * Yes, since you ask, Jane Austen is my favorite author....