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Lebowitz: Jane Austen is popular because she is misread and misunderstood

I seem to be in (yet another) Jane Austen kick these days. Author and Vanity Fair contributing editor Fran Lebowitz on Jane Austen (via Survival of the Book): [vimeo id=8100960] One thing Lebowitz says is that most people who enjoy … Continue reading

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For Jane Austen Fans

Hooray! My first blog post for the new year (and January is halfway done…oops). Some of you may have noticed that I’ve switched over to wordpress. Please note that this will be my last post to amithaknight.livejournal.com and amithaknight.blogspot.com so … Continue reading

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Mashup discussion guides

(as linked by bookninja) You read the title right. Apparently “Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters” includes a reader’s discussion guide (you know, those questions at the end of some “book group” books?) Here are some example questions (from the … Continue reading

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Lost in Austen

If you are a fan of Pride and Prejudice (and the BBC adaptation) you need to rent Lost in Austen, a British TV series about a modern girl who is obsessed with the novel and finds a secret doorway that … Continue reading

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