Three beautiful biographies introduce Jane Austen to children ages 4-13.
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.
Black people were a small percentage of the population in Jane Austen's England, but she would have seen them and possibly met some of them.
The Woman of Colour tells us what life might have been like for a mixed-race heiress like Jane Austen's Miss Lambe of Sanditon.
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
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.