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Austenland: The Film

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A Review by Margaret C. Sullivan

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Sense and Sensibility: The Bicentenary Edition

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All that is old becomes new again in this annotated and illustrated version of Sense and Sensibility

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Annotating Jane Austen: What Would Elinor Do?

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Margaret C. Sullivan takes an in depth look at Sense and Sensibility

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Illustrating Jane Austen: The Artist’s Challenge

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Cassandra Chouinard discusses her recent illustrations for Sense and Sensibility.

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Publishing Austen in the E-Book World

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A Q&A with Laura McDonald of GirleBooks

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“What Would Elinor Do?” Bracelet Tutorial

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A Bracelet Tutorial by Margaret C. Sullivan

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Gothic Horrors: The Castle of Otranto and The Mysteries of Udolpho

The Castle of Otranto

The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole Otranto is the Gothic that inspired them all, establishing the common denominators of the genre: a greedy, controlling villain; a sweet, innocent heroine (or even two); a brave hero with a mysterious past; exotic medieval European locations; a castle with many secrets; and a plethora of supernatural occurrences […]

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Mrs. Darcy’s Dilemma by Diana Birchall

Mrs. Darcy’s Dilemma  by Diana Birchall

Five and twenty years after the close of Pride and Prejudice, Mr. and Mrs. Darcy watch their three children’s romantic adventures in this short novel. England hovers on the brink of the Victorian era, but the Darcys’ eldest son, Fitzwilliam, has distressingly profligate tastes. Henry, the younger son, about to take orders, is more satisfactory […]

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Jane and His Lordship’s Legacy by Stephanie Barron

Jane and His Lordship's Legacy  by Stephanie Barron

As the eighth book in the Jane Austen Mysteries series opens, it is July, 1809, and Jane and her mother have arrived in Chawton to take possession of the cottage in which Edward Austen’s late bailiff lived. Village sentiment is against the squire’s womenfolk displacing the bailiff’s widow, and when a corpse is discovered in […]

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Mr. Knightley’s Diary by Amanda Grange

Mr. Knightley’s Diary by Amanda Grange

Our affection for the Rev. Mr. Henry Tilney is well-documented, but we must confess to an occasional fling with Mr. Knightley of Donwell Abbey (and have been known to sit adoringly at Captain Wentworth’s knee whilst he tells sea-stories, but that is neither here nor there). Conceive our delight, then, when we were informed that […]

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