Austenprose’s Sanditon event and Emma onstage in Ohio…

Remember, Austenprose.com is presenting a group read of Jane Austen’s unfinished Sanditon, starting tomorrow – March 15!  The Ides of March!  Join Laurel Ann and the gang for some fun discussion of the novel and Regency-era seaside culture.

And now I feel like I should be quoting Ovid or something on the ascention of Julius Caesar to the heavens as a star.  Yay, emperor cultism.

Anyway.  I’ve also got a roundup of articles pertaining to Michael Bloom’s stage adaptation of Emma, which premiered last month at the Cleveland Playhouse in Ohio.  It’s running now at the Drury Theatre through March 21:

Sanditon Group Read @ Austenprose!

Join in the fun!  Laurel Ann is hosting a Sanditon group read at Austenprose.com, March 15-21!

Northanger Abbey group watch and chat…

Hey #emma_pbs fans! Unofficial Northanger Abbey group chat on Twitter during Masterpiece Classic on Sunday! 9pm ET start… 😀 Laurie and I will be there!

Opinions of Jane Austen’s Emma, from the period

Though described by Jane Austen as “a heroine whom no one but myself will much like” (James Edward Austen-Leigh’s Memoir of Jane Austen, p. 158), Emma has delighted millions of readers throughout the years. Emma the novel also has its share of fans, though like its eponymous heroine, it has its detractors, too. Continue reading “Opinions of Jane Austen’s Emma, from the period”

Austen Pilgrimage to England, 1997

Austenprose presents “A Soiree with Lady Susan”

My good friend Laurel Ann is conducting another superb themed event at her Austenprose blog, this time centered upon Jane Austen’s epistolary novella Lady Susan.  From September 1-14, participate in a group read and enjoy insights from LA and her various guest bloggers.

A Soiree with Lady Susan

PS – I did the title graphics. Go ahead and tell us how wonderful they are. (JK!)

People take my quiz…for reals! (Part Deux)

Catherine of “La Culture se Partage” has given the Jane Austen Heroines Quiz a lovely review!  She’s an Elinor Dashwood.  Merci beaucoup, Catherine!

Read it!

People take my quiz…for reals!

I discovered today that esteemed author Meg Cabot has taken my Austen Heroines Quiz.  🙂

She’s an Emma.

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