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Jane Austen and Comedy

Jane Austen and Comedy

We have examined Jane Austen’s role as a pioneer of the novel as a new form of writing fiction in the Georgian period,...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Jane Austen and the Victorians, part III: Charlotte Brontë

Jane Austen and the Victorians, part III: Charlotte Brontë

For many modern-day Jane Austen aficionados, much of the appeal of the novels derives from the opportunity they give us of losing ourselves...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Governesses in Jane Austen’s novels

Governesses in Jane Austen’s novels

Considering the popularity of ‘governess novels’ in the Victorian period, such as Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, Anne Brontë’s Agnes Grey, and William Thackeray’s...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Jane Austen and Education

Jane Austen and Education

‘…such of us as wished to learn, never wanted the means. We were always encouraged to read, and had all the masters that...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Famous Janeites: E.M. Forster

Famous Janeites: E.M. Forster

Re-watching my favourite film, the 1985 Merchant and Ivory adaptation of A Room with a View (the 1995 Pride and Prejudice is a...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Georgian Hygiene

Georgian Hygiene

For many of us, the Regency period, with its flimsy dresses, vigorous dancing and horse riding, and social gatherings of vast numbers of...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Harrogate, a Georgian Spa

Harrogate, a Georgian Spa

Jane Austen, celebrated for her intricate portraits of small-scale provincial societies, did not travel widely, prevented by her means and position, by the...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Conversation in Jane Austen

Conversation in Jane Austen

The carefully crafted, clever and witty dialogues are certainly one of the most appealing elements in Jane Austen novels. Jane Austen loved the...

Posted: May 18th 2015

What We Call Jane Austen

What We Call Jane Austen

In his introduction to Sanditon and Other Stories, Everyman’s Library’s edition of Jane Austen’s unfinished novels, Juvenilia, and other miscellaneous works, Peter Washington...

Posted: May 18th 2015

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