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  • Austen's books often leave you wondering whether all of her matches are good ideas.

    Karen Joy Fowler talks about her bestselling novel The Jane Austen Book Club.

  • Which of Austen's characters would you choose to be stranded on a desert island with?

    Karen Joy Fowler talks about her bestselling novel The Jane Austen Book Club.

  • So while there had long been devoted fans of novels like Samuel Richardson's "Clarissa" or Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," "New Romance" encouraged people to try to find out more, to interact with stories in new ways.

    There and Back Again

  • LNN: As an English major yourself who presumably knew and respected Austen's original text long before SSSM, in your opinion, is there a line between the blasphemic desecration of a beloved classic and the loving parody of it?

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • In an interview (which you can read here) Winters explains how he strove to incorporate a Lovecrafitian vocabulary into Austen's world with spectacular results.

    The Lovecraft News Network

  • If you could smash together Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein you would get John Kessel's wonderful story "Pride and Prometheus" (which was originally reviewed with the 2008 Nebula Award Short Fiction Nominees).

    REVIEW: 2009 Hugo Award Short Fiction Nominees

  • Natalie Portman will produce and star in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an adaptation of the Seth Grahame-Smith novel that mashed up Jane Austen's original text with zombies.

    SF Tidbits for 12/12/09

  • Then I WILL add, frankly, that I find P&P the dullest of Austen's novels.

    And would Jane Eyre Twitter?

  • In my first exploration, I particularly enjoyed this post on Jane Austen's Description a House and a Home and also this article, "Jane Austen's Idea of Home," which encapsulates what I think many homemakers strive for: "What Jane Austen suggests is that physical facilities will be charming only when there is a correspondence between outward beauty and the inner life."

    Jane Austen and the Idea of a Home

  • For information on seamstresses in Jane Austen's day, see Jane Austen's World.

    Jane Austen: Seamstress and Quilter


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