Archive for the ‘Jane Austen’ Category

Happy Birthday Jane!

Today, I am celebrating the 236th birthday of literary darling–the incomparable, Jane Austen!  In an effort to really party as befits a lady of her age and legendary reputation, I am participating in a Birthday Soiree, hosted by the lovely … Read the rest

Posted in Jane Austen on 12/16/2011 12:10 am | 62 Comments

Gone Visiting


I’m over at Austen Authors today, posting about Jane Austen’s cousin, Eliza de Feuillide who just might have been the inspiration for Mary Crawford.

I’ll choose a contest winner later today!  Thanks to all those who entered!

***Updated…the winner Read the rest

Posted in Jane Austen on 11/08/2011 03:40 pm | 2 Comments

It’s a Jane Austen World

I’ve been an Austen fan since reading page one of Pride & Prejudice in high school British Lit. I believed until recently that I’d read her Complete Works–loved them all (and the Hollywood adaptation of the one I didn’t read). … Read the rest

Posted in Jane Austen on 09/18/2010 06:21 pm | 5 Comments