by Brenda S. Cox "For she had a lively, playful disposition, which delighted in anything ridiculous." From Pride and Prejudice, used to describe Jane Austen herself in A Most Clever Girl Are you looking for a children's book that introduces Jane Austen with gorgeous illustrations, and a deeper look at who she was as a … Continue reading A Most Clever Girl
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A whole range of clergymen appear in Austen's novels. Were they mostly good or bad clergymen? How was each one unique?
While women of Jane Austen's England faced many restrictions, many, including Austen herself, still made a great impact on their world.
Austen's "dear Dr. Johnson" was a moral, religious writer as well as the author of a dictionary!
by Brenda S. Cox When Emma encountered Mrs. Elton visiting Jane Fairfax, “she saw [Mrs. Elton] with a sort of anxious parade of mystery fold up a letter which she had apparently been reading aloud to Miss Fairfax, and return it into the purple and gold ridicule by her side,”—Emma, Volume 3, chapter 16, Cambridge … Continue reading The Joy of the Reticule
Science and scientists in Jane Austen's time were very different than they are today. Four men helped to transform how science was seen and practiced.
What does Jane Austen have to say about gratitude and thankfulness?
What Christmas gifts can you get for your children and teenagers, to introduce them to the joy of Jane Austen?
Lots of ideas for Christmas presents for the Jane Austen fan in your life; or for your own wish list!
Austen fans, you may also enjoy L.M. Montgomery's books. If you're a "kindred spirit" to Anne of Green Gables, check out this new devotional!