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
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
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!
Travelers in Jane Austen's England used all kinds of vehicles, though none were very safe or very fast.
"Covering screens" was one of the accomplishments of young ladies in Jane Austen's England. What did that mean?
Hugh Thomson's illustrated Peacock edition of Pride and Prejudice is a delight for the eyes and the heart.
I'm finding joy in cross-stitching Jane Austen projects right now. These are my favorites; what are yours?