Surprisingly, Klara and the Sun, by Kazuo Ishiguro, is similar in some ways to Mansfield Park.
Category: Mansfield Park
Book Review: Mansfield Trilogy by Lona Manning
These entertaining variations on Mansfield Park add more history and new twists to the story.
Sermons by Jane Austen’s Family
What do we know about Jane Austen's father and brothers as clergyman? What did they preach about?
Whately’s Review of Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion, 1821
An early review of Mansfield Park and other novels shows Austen's Christian perspective, giving lessons by natural, entertaining, moral examples and not by preaching.
￼The Stereotype of the Self-Indulgent Clergyman (Rowlandson’s Parsonage)
Thomas Rowlandson's satirical cartoon, The Parsonage, shows one stereotype of the clergy in Austen's England.
Book Review: Fanny, A Mansfield Park Story
What if Henry Crawford had "done as he ought"? How would Mansfield Park have turned out? Amelia Marie Logan explores this possibility in a delightful variation.
The Philosophical Breakfast Club
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.
Thankfulness in Jane Austen’s Novels
What does Jane Austen have to say about gratitude and thankfulness?
The Clerical Alphabet: Problems in Austen’s Church of England
A popular cartoon of Austen's time exposes some of the problems of the church and clergy in Austen's England.
Feeling Trapped: “‘I cannot get out,’ as the starling said,” in Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park
Do you feel trapped right now? Maria Bertram also felt trapped, in Mansfield Park. What happened when she tried to escape?