Jane Austen News – Issue 46

The Jane Austen News is on the Hunt for Jane fivers

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?   Jane Austen’s Mother Not a Fan of All Her Work…      Mansfield Park is probably Jane’s least popular novel, and it appears that readers of today are not the only ones to hold that opinion. From January 2017 the British Library will put on display Austen’s… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 46


Jane Austen News – Issue 45

Jane Austen News

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?   Wentworth Woodhouse to be Restored     Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond has come under fire recently after he announced in his autumn statement that he is going to give £7.6m of the budget towards repairing a huge Grade I-listed building called Wentworth Woodhouse…. Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 45


Writing In Tough Times: Jane Austen in Bath and Southhampton

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Share this: Exclusive content by Rebecca Smith, author of The Jane Austen Writers’ Club One of the hardest things about writing is just keeping going. Lots of people can write well, but to finish a novel, receive rejections, keep on editing and revising and then do it all over again takes real stamina. Most published… Read more about Writing In Tough Times: Jane Austen in Bath and Southhampton


Jane Austen News – Issue 44

The Jane Austen News researches Sanditon details

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?  Waiting for Sanditon!   Next year Sanditon, one of Austen’s two unfinished novels, will be be released as a film for the first time! It was announced a  while ago, but not very widely reported on, so we’ve been looking for as many details on it… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 44


The A-Z of Period Dramas

Share this: We came across a wonderful A-Z of period dramas compiled by Period Movies on Facebook, and after we shared it with you on Facebook and Twitter you asked for the full list, so here it is! (We do admit that some of these are stretching the term period drama just a little…) A… Read more about The A-Z of Period Dramas


Jane Austen News – Issue 43

The Jane Austen News spots Mrs Claus

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?  2017 Is The Year Of Literature  Next year is a milestone for quite a few heroes of British literature, and to celebrate VisitEngland has declared it the ‘Year of Literary Heroes’. Among the anniversaries being celebrated are the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, and publication anniversaries… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 43


Jane Austen News – Issue 42

The Jane Austen News is keeping an eye on the library protests

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?  National Library Protests in The UK  There was a protest in London on Saturday (5th November) as authors joined hundreds of members of the public (around 1,800) in the first national demonstration to protect library services. The march was held in response to the string of… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 42


Book Review: The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen

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Share this: The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen by Ada Bright  and Cass Grafton A review by Laura Boyle When I was asked to review The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen, I had no idea what the story was about, the cover giving only the vaguest idea that it might have something to… Read more about Book Review: The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen