Category: Jane Austen

Considering the Secret of Northanger Abbey

Although I’m not hosting Austen in August this year, I did want to dip my toes into something Austen-related, at least. Old habits die heard! As many of you know, my favorite Austen novel is Northanger Abbey. It is not her best, but I have… Continue Reading “Considering the Secret of Northanger Abbey”

The Folio Society’s Mansfield Park!

Exciting news, dear readers! Listen. You all know by now that I’m a huge fan of Jane Austen and a huge fan of The Folio Society. I’ve been beyond excited by the fact that The Folio Society has been slowly releasing new, illustrated editions… Continue Reading “The Folio Society’s Mansfield Park!”

Austen In August: Year 5! (Call for Participants)

Welcome to the sign-up post for AUSTEN IN AUGUST, an annual reading event celebrating one of literature’s greatest writers! This event was inspired by a Twitter conversation that took place five years ago between three founders of The Classics Club. We’ve had ever-growing participation… Continue Reading “Austen In August: Year 5! (Call for Participants)”

Roof Beam Reader’s Best of 2013

Hello, Readers! Since I surpassed my 2013 goal of 60 books read (I’m up around 64, right now, with 2 books in progress and likely at least 1 more to go) before year’s end, I thought I would take a cue from some of… Continue Reading “Roof Beam Reader’s Best of 2013”

Jane Austen and the Subversion of Sexist Tropes (#AustenInAugustRBR)

Caro is a 20-something Lit student with a tendency to ignore the world in favor of books and coffee, prone to having far too many projects going on at once, and destined to become a drunken cat lady. She blogs about books over at… Continue Reading “Jane Austen and the Subversion of Sexist Tropes (#AustenInAugustRBR)”

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