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Happy February Birthdays to Some of Our Favorite “Austen” Actors

These fabulous Thespians have brought us hours of viewing fun in Austen-inspired films. Happy Birthday!        9 February – Ciarán Hinds, who portrayed Captain Frederick Wentworth in 1995’s Persuasion 15 February – Jane Seymour, who portrayed Mrs Wattlesbrook … Continue reading

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A Birthday Salute to Alan Rickman

Tomorrow, February 21, is Alan Rickman’s birthday. He will be 68 years of age. Bio (via imdb.com) Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett) and Bernard Rickman, who worked at … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Jane Austen – Day 2

(Sung to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas”) On the second day of Christmas, Jane Austen gave to me Two dashing colonels And a love for Mr. Dar…cy. (Come back tomorrow for Day 3.)

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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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