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10 Eighteenth-Century Novels Everyone Should Read

Although it was the nineteenth century when the novel arguably came into its own, with novelists like Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, George Eliot, and the Brontë sisters writing novels that are still widely read and studied today, the eighteenth century was the age in which the novel emerged as a... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-05-23 14:00:38 UTC ]
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A newly discovered portrait of Mary Pearson reminds us that the Austens were total jerks about her.

Long before Tinder, there was Jane Austen, warning your dates and their families that you looked nothing like your picture: in this instance, her subject was Mary Pearson, a portrait of whom has recently been discovered and acquired by Jane Austen’s House museum. Pearson, who likely inspired... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 15:55:45 UTC ]
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Jane Austen, Gritty Educational Reformer of the Working Class

From about 1890 to 1940, a half century of ultra-cheap editions of Jane Austen’s novels aimed explicitly at educating the working poor. Because these ill-printed and shabby versions of her stories never made it into the scholarly libraries that safeguard “important” editions, the hardscrabble... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-04 09:49:29 UTC ]
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The Clothing of Jane Austen's Novels

Hilary Davidson, author of 'Dress in the Age of Jane Austen,' explores the fashions of Britain's Regency period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rare Jane Austen letter saved as public campaign raises £10k

Jane Austen’s House Museum has saved a section of a letter by Jane Austen after “an outpouring of generosity from the public” saw £10,000 raised in six weeks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 07:48:21 UTC ]
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The volatile era that gave rise to Jane Austen and Lord Byron

In “The Regency Years,” Robert Morrison looks at a dramatic era of 19th-century Britain. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-29 16:53:00 UTC ]
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'Intimate' Austen letters set for September release

The Bodleian Library's publishing arm is set to release a collection of Jane Austen's letters which will provide "intimate glimpses" into her life after moving to Bath, aged 25. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors' unique responses to Austen auctioned by RSL

Authors and artists including Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantel and Quentin Blake have created one-off, hand-written responses to Jane Austen to be auctioned in aid of the Royal Society of Literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Particular Books to publish crowd-funded feminist storybook

Particular Books, an imprint of Penguin Press, is publishing a crowd-funded feminist storybook, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, comprising 100 tales of "extraordinary women" from around the globe, including Michelle Obama and Jane Austen. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sandstone to publish 'fresh take' on Jane Austen

Sandstone Press will publish Jane and Dorothy: A True Tale of Sense and Sensibility by Marian Veevers, linking to the bicentenary of Austen’s death in July 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helena Kelly | 'Almost everything we think we know about Jane Austen is wrong'

Think you know everything about Jane Austen? Helena Kelly invites you to think again about one of the nation’s favourite authors in Jane Austen, The Secret Radical.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pay-back time for publishers: authors forced to return their advances

This week, it emerged that Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author Seth Grahame-Smith was being sued by his publisher to return his advance. From Julian Assange to Amy Schumer, he isn’t alone...Though he’s fallen out spectacularly with his publisher, Seth Grahame-Smith at least has the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WHS reveals 100 most voted for paperbacks

WH Smith has revealed a list of 100 "best paperbacks of all time" as voted for by its customers. The chain retailer asked customers to vote for their favourite paperback through social media, with “thousands” getting involved. WHS said that Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird topped the list,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Jane Austen film based on Carolyn V Murray book

The life of Jane Austen is set to be the subject of a new film called "Jane by the Sea", based on the novel by Carolyn V Murray (Sandcastle Press). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBC boxed set from Penguin

Penguin is releasing a boxed set of its Little Black Classics set (3rd September, £80). The set will include all 80 of the titles that were released in February to celebrate Penguin’s 80th  anniversary, each priced at 80p and comprising of 64 pages. The list featured less well known titles by... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Shakespeare, King, and Austen Are Your Desert Island Authors

We asked you what three authors you'd take to your desert island. You said William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Stephen King. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How One Writer Cooked Her Way Through Great Literature

From Jane Austen's white soup to a liver mousse inspired by 'Silence of the Lambs,' butcher and writer Cara Nicoletti explores recipes inspired by classic and contemporary book. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Direction fanfic author inks worldwide book deal

Following the success of Anna Todd's After series, the wildly popular stories starring the boy band will be published at the end of the year Is fan fiction something to be feared? And where did it all begin?Simon & Schuster have inked a deal for worldwide rights to One Direction fanfic.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Celebrating Life’s Adventures

Life is one adventure after another, and at booth 1313, Abbeville Press is celebrating some of the things that make it so: Italian cuisine, the seven seas, and Jane Austen. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jane Austen, Game Theorist? Ha

Claiming famous artists operated under the auspices of modern scientific thought ignores what art is all about."Art does not have winners." This is the argument William Deresiewicz makes as he skewers political scientist Michael Suk-Young Chwe's latest book, Jane Austen, Game Theorist in The New... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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