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Drunk Austen 🍹📚 Sep 17
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Christiana Salah 2h
Austen and fans: what words that appear in her writing might reward research into shades and changes of meaning? Giving my students a shortlist start with.
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Princeton University Press Sep 12
In Jane Austen's first novel, the charming heroine steals a bonnet, enjoys a delicious ice cream, & knocks down a man. Our new edition features original art by Leon Steinmetz & an afterword by Austen scholar and prof Claudia Johnson
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Making Jane Austen 2h
Someone, somewhere once thought that manufacturing this coffee mug was a good idea. Right this literary wrong to 's memory. in .
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Laurel Ann Nattress Sep 18
I got "Eleanor Tilney". Which RATIONAL CREATURE are you?
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Joanne Smythe Sep 14
This license plate is everything - even has matching plate surround!
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Milsom Place Sep 15
A glorious day for a promenade around Bath. Jane Austen would be very happy
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The Feminist Book Society 📚 2h
Replying to @feministbooksoc
It is a truth universally acknowledged... that got there before most of us on most topics. She understood and foregrounded the (lanky-haired) anti-heroine in the 19th century.
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Jane Austen's Courtyard Apartment 58m
Replying to @Making_Jane
Considering that the image of used everywhere is a gentrified Victorian re-make of a sketch by her sister Cassandra (only picture of her in existence), I’d say “she might have looked like this..or not”. We
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Richa Bhattarai Sep 12
Sincere compliments are great, but weird compliments are the best. Someone just told me, "You are like the heroine of a novel." I like that. (Also, my sister already said that to me a decade ago). 😂 What strange compliments have you got?
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Jane Austen's Courtyard Apartment 12h
Interesting article to read. However I quite like the theory discussed by in her book - arsenic poisoning. Apparently her lock of hair was tested by enthusiasts Alberta and Henry Burke and found to contain significant quantities...
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Jazz Hands 26m
Also a shout out to some queens of the stage, quite right for theatre! We’re delighted to welcome ’s persuasion by and the fabulous to soon
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Jane Austen's House Museum Sep 9
“I like your new Bonnets exceedingly, yours is a shape that always looks well..." - , writing from this cottage to her sister Cassandra in 1811.
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What do you think Jane Austen (or one of her characters) would have thought about Mondays as we see them? Bonus points for the best JA quote!
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Jane Austen's Courtyard Apartment Sep 9
Interesting fact - the first novel written by was “Lady Susan” (1794), and the story is told solely through letters. I really liked the epistolary format! I wonder who recommended to her that she change her writing style? ? Her Oxford-educated brothers?
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Poppy T Perry Books Sep 13
Well said, Old Girl ⭐️ “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!”
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The Feminist Book Society 📚 2h
Replying to @Lucy_Worsley
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Ephemera🦋⚔️ 3h
The summer has been so hot that I’ve gotten out of the habit of reading outdoors, but I’ve been getting back to doing so for a couple hours a day, when possible. 📖
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