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Politics and Jane Austen, part II: ‘All the officers!’

Politics and Jane Austen, part II: ‘All the officers!’

In the 1995 Pride and Prejudice, Lizzy enquires of Colonel Forster whether his regiment are stationed in Meryton to ‘subdue the discontented populace,...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Jane Austen and the Publishing World

Jane Austen and the Publishing World

During an era in which women had few professional options open to them, novel-writing suggested itself to several educated middle-class women as a...

Posted: May 18th 2015

The Rake and Mr Right: the Dark Side of Jane Austen

The Rake and Mr Right: the Dark Side of Jane Austen

For all we like to think of Jane Austen as a writer of uncomplicated, enjoyable Cinderella stories, in which admirable heroines are rewarives turned out. 

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Posted: May 18th 2015

Georgian Holidays

Georgian Holidays

With the holiday season approaching, many of us are preparing for family gatherings or long overdue visits to friends; though some of us...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Politics and Jane Austen, part III: ‘Francophile Whiggery’

Politics and Jane Austen, part III: ‘Francophile Whiggery’

We are used to thinking of Britain and France as living in a state of deadly animosity in the late eighteenth century and...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Politics and Jane Austen, Part IV: Bonaparte

Politics and Jane Austen, Part IV: Bonaparte

Although anti-French sentiment in nineteenth-century Britain was proverbial, it was not only the revolutionary branches of the Whig party who defied this general...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Jane Austen and the Literary Foremothers, Part II: ‘It’s only a novel’

Jane Austen and the Literary Foremothers, Part II: ‘It’s only a novel’

Last month, Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar both received a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Critics Circle. Although of course...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Jane Austen and the Literary Foremothers, Part I: ‘My “Emma”

Jane Austen and the Literary Foremothers, Part I: ‘My “Emma”

In the wonderful Miss Austen Regrets, the character of Jane Austen, at the height of her writing career during her lifetime, is presented...

Posted: May 18th 2015

Jane Austen and the Literary Foremothers, Part III: An Elegant Recipe

Jane Austen and the Literary Foremothers, Part III: An Elegant Recipe

In our previous post on Literary Foremothers, we looked at some of the writers whom we know to have influenced Jane Austen’s writing...

Posted: May 18th 2015

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