Love & Friendship Jane Austen News

Love & Friendship is acclaimed writer-director Whit Stillman’s adaptation of young Jane Austen’s novella ‘Lady Susan’,


Jane Austen News – Issue 17

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Charlotte Rampling to Star in Film Adaptation of Sanditon       Charlotte Rampling, who has received an OBE for her services to the arts and who has previously played roles in hit period dramas such as The Duchess, is set to play the overbearing nouveau-riche Lady Denham in the never-before-screened… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 17


The Jane Austen Peacock: How a bird became an icon

The stunning new Jane Austen Peacock brooch, now available from our online gift shop, celebrates the long-standing association between this most handsome of fowl and Jane Austen’s comparably elegant Pride and Prejudice. As a motif, the peacock is indelibly linked with the novel; indeed so entrenched is the association that readers often assume peafowl must… Read more about The Jane Austen Peacock: How a bird became an icon


Jane Austen News – Issue 16

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Harpist to Publish Jane’s Sheet Music      Fascinated by the music from the late 1700s and early 1800s, Malibu harpist Suzanne Guldimann has been busy compiling her ninth book of music for the Celtic harp, Music for the Netherfield Ball: Songs and Dances of Jane Austen’s Era, which will… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 16


Jane Austen News – Issue 15

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Results From Elle Magazine’s Super Fan Survey      Elle magazine recently conducted a “super fan survey” in which they asked people who who considered themselves to be massive Pride and Prejudice fans questions on everything from where they were when they first read the book, to which Mr… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 15


Jane Austen News – Issue 14

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Curtis Sittenfeld on Austen and Feminism      Curtis Sittenfeld, author of the latest release from the Austen Project – Eligible, which is a modern take on Austen’s well-loved Pride and Prejudice, said that she didn’t set out to explore Austen’s feminism or to write a feminist novel, yet… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 14


Jane Austen News – 13

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? A Mystery and A First Edition of Persuasion       An English teacher named Eleanor Capasso from Ayer-Shirley Regional High School in Massachusetts recently received a rather mysterious package. Opening the parcel Capasso found that the English department of the school had been sent what appears to be a… Read more about Jane Austen News – 13


Colouring Competition – Gallery of Entries

Jessica Volz

Jane Austen Colouring Competition Entries – 2016 We were so impressed with the quality and imagination of the entries to our colouring competition that we felt we simply had to share a few of our favourites. Winner – Adult’s Category Jessica Volz  Winner – Children’s Category  Tia, Aged 9            … Read more about Colouring Competition – Gallery of Entries