Tag Archives: Jane Austen

The Mention of “PTSD” in Early Literature

I have a new release coming soon from Pegasus Books in which the illness we now call PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) plays a major role. The main character is accused of a series of violent crimes. Although he holds … Continue reading

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Mansfield Park 1999

BBC/Miramax film Patricia Rozema, Director Francis O’Connor ….. Fanny Price Harold Pinter ….. Sir Thomas Bertram Jonny Lee Miller …. Edmund Bertram Embeth Davidtz ….. Mary Crawford Alessandro Nivola ….. Henry Crawford Lindsay Duncan ….. Mrs. Price/Lady Bertram Victoria Hamilton … Continue reading

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Social Class in Jane Austen “Emma”

There are those who claim Emma represents Jane Austen’s literary accomplishment. I am not of that persuasion, although I think my indifference comes more from the fact I do not find Emma Woodhouse a character I admire than it does … Continue reading

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Winners of an eBook Copy of “Mr. Darcy’s Fault: A Pride and Prejudice Vagary”

Last week, I released a new book, Mr. Darcy’s Fault: A Pride and Prejudice Vagary Novella. The following earned copies as part of the giveaway. kandy cyn209 Pam Hunter kirstmac deborahanne2 sophieandmomma bevieann61 Please contact me at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim … Continue reading

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Regency Lexicon – We Are Up to “U” and “V”

Regency Era Lexicon – Now For “U” and “V” union – short for a workhouse; usually built by a union of several individual parishes up – used in referring to moving toward London; used in referring to coaches (and later … Continue reading

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“Mansfield Park” 1983

In 1983, ITV for BBC television produced the Ken Taylor screenplay of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. Shown in six episodes, the production was director David Giles second Austen film. He directed the 1971 version of Sense and Sensibility. The series … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Release of “Mr. Darcy’s Fault: A Pride and Prejudice Vagary” + Giveaway

Last week, I brought you an excerpt from my latest release, Elizabeth Bennet’s Deception: A Pride and Prejudice Vagary ©2015. This week, I have another variation. This one is a 43,000 word novella entitled Mr. Darcy’s Fault: A Pride and Prejudice … Continue reading

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