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 edition A reticule, or … Continue reading The Joy of the Reticule
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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!
Who were the most famous gentlemen of Jane Austen's day? And what would she have thought of them?
Who were the popular celebrities of Jane Austen's day? And what might Austen have thought of those "rock stars" of her time?
This unusual Pride and Prejudice variation introduces a Jewish family to Meryton, and shows us more about Judaism in Jane Austen's England.
What was it like to be a Baptist in Austen's Anglican-dominated England?