Tag Archives: Emma

Jane Austen Made Me Do It: story collection (LTER)

I won this from LibraryThing’s Member Giveaway – Many thanks. The book has an official website: Jane Austen Made Me Do It Partly in celebration, I take it, of the bicentenary of Sense and Sensibility comes this collection of Austenabilia. … Continue reading

Posted in books, Collection, literary fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Jane Austen Ruined My Life

Pre-judgements on books are always iffy. Without some kind of pre-judgement, without the weighing of cover art and blurb, opening a book cover would be like opening an unlabeled can: will it be beans, or cherry pie filling, or one … Continue reading

Posted in books, literary fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Jane Austen: The Anti-Super Bowl

I love that PBS tonight quietly countered the testosterone and sheer brute force of the Super Bowl with a choice of Jane Austen: on CPTV, Persuasion (the non-Ciaran Hinds version) and on Channel 13 the full production of Emma. I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in books | Tagged , , | Leave a comment