Posted by: Katie Fustich
on Nov 01, 2013
Jane Austen is one of the few writers who has truly survived the test of time. Countless salacious sequels, PBS specials, and costumed meetups continue to thrive despite the fact that Austen hasn't produced much work since 1817. So really, it was only a matter of time before everyone's favorite witty woman made her way into the virtual world. Yes, I am talking about a Jane Austen video game.
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Posted by: Katharine Ernst
on Aug 21, 2013
So Hollywood took a big leap when it released Austenland, a movie directed, written and produced by women. Finally! I haven’t seen it yet myself, but it sounds damn funny. It’s an offbeat romantic comedy based off the 2007 novel written by Shannon Hale. In Austenland, a single, 30-something Jane Hayes (played by Keri Russell) travels to a English resort following her obsession for all things Jane Austen. After ... Read More
Posted by: Charlotte Dow
on Oct 15, 2012
Jane Austen isn’t everyone’s cup of high tea. Some of my high school friends were on the brink of burning their copies of Emma during honors lit senior year (due to the amount of work involved in studying the novel rather than the actual content). To make Austen a bit more relatable for this day and age, Hank Green and Bernie Su have created a web series adaptation of Pride & Prejudice, aptly named The Lizzie ... Read More
Posted by: Catie Colliton
in Boob Tube
on Jul 26, 2010
Happy Monday! For all of you ladies out there who love Jane Austen and Fight Club, here's a video to start your day off right. Ladies— welcome to Fight Club.
"We were no longer good society..."
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Photo: Jane Austen
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