Tag Archives: Sense & Sensibility

Love Is in the Air

One of my author friends recently posted her top ten “love” quotes from movies. In response, I have chosen some of my favorites (in no particular order). I had a great time doing this, but I ran out of space. … Continue reading

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Jane Austen and the Concept of Accepting a Marriage of Convenience

Settling for the Compromise Marriage What hope was there for the dowerless daughters of the middle class during Jane Austen’s lifetime? Such is a topic Austen explored repeatedly in her novels. Elizabeth and Jane Bennet sought men of a like … Continue reading

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Oh, the Places We Will Go…in Austen Novels

Through Jane Austen’s novels, I was first introduced, at the age of 12, to beautiful English estates and a land beyond my imagination. I fell in love with the time, the homes, the heroes and heroines, and I have spent … Continue reading

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Women Writers in Jane Austen’s Time

Novels during the early Regency were geared toward the female reader; therefore, the door opened, if only a crack, for the female writer to step through. The female writers of the time assisted Jane Austen in several ways, among them … Continue reading

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“Sense & Sensibility” 1995 (or) Rewriting Jane Austen – A Movie Discussion

 By Regina Jeffers by Regina Jeffers As part of JASNA’s salute to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility in 2011, this will be a two-part look of the 1995 film adaptation. Next month, we will examine the “making” of Edward Ferras and Colonel … Continue reading

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Many Film Versions of Jane Austen

Recently, I blogged about the latest film version of a Jane Austen novel to be released. I write Austen-related adaptation, as well as contemporary and Regency era books, but many of my readers come to me via an Austen film. … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Janeite

Anatomy of a Janeite Do You Fit the Bill? In 2008, JASNA put together a survey of the “typical” Janeite. I was wondering how many items match with my viewers/readers. Part 1: Participant Demographics. The first half of the survey … Continue reading

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