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  1. Historic Figures: Jane Austen

    Profile of the author of classics such as Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion and Emma

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  2. Janeites: The curious American cult of Jane Austen

    Jane Austen continues to inspire huge devotion in the US, but what makes this most English of writers so appealing to Americans?

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  3. How to party like Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

    The BBC has recreated the Netherfield ball from Jane Austen's classic, Pride and Prejudice. What would this occasion really have been like?

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  1. The Mel and Sue Thing: Episode 1

    …Weird characters and surreal chat from Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins . Featuring Jane

    …Weird characters and surreal chat from Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins . Featuring Jane Austen's Last Novella and a duet…

    …Weird characters and surreal chat from Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins . Featuring Jane Austen's Last Novella and a duet sung by Cliff Richard and Delia Smith. These days, they're …

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  2. Internet trolls face up to two years in jail under new laws

    Jane Austen on the £10 note. He was jailed for 18 weeks earlier this year. Law change…

    …after she campaigned to put Jane Austen on the £10 note. He was jailed for 18 weeks earlier this year. Law change…

    …someone sent you a message online, don't be offended by it'." Peter Nunn, 33, from Bristol, sent abusive Twitter messages to Ms Creasy after she campaigned to put Jane Austen on the £10 note. He was…

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  3. Trolling on social media: What does the law say?

    …her campaign to put Jane Austen on the £10 note. He sent what were viewed as "menacing…

    …Creasy over her campaign to put Jane Austen on the £10 note. He sent what were viewed as "menacing" messages to the…

    …Last month Peter Nunn, 33, from Bristol , was sent to prison for 18 weeks after being found guilty of trolling Labour politician Stella Creasy over her campaign to put Jane Austen on the £10 note. He…

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  4. Elizabeth Gaskell: Why was the Cranford author considered so 'fearful'?

    …compared with Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and the Brontë sisters? Born in London in…

    …with Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and the Brontë sisters? Born in London in 1810, the then Elizabeth Stevenson…

    …and Daughters while living at the Plymouth Grove property between 1850 and 1865. But who was Mrs Gaskell and has her work been unfairly overlooked when compared with Charles Dickens, Jane Austen and…

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  5. Peter Nunn jailed for Twitter abuse of MP Stella Creasy

    …campaigned to put Jane Austen on the £10 note has been jailed for 18 weeks. The City of…

    …A man who sent abusive Twitter messages to Labour MP Stella Creasy after she campaigned to put Jane Austen on the… who…

    …A man who sent abusive Twitter messages to Labour MP Stella Creasy after she campaigned to put Jane Austen on the £10 note has been jailed for 18 weeks. The City of London Magistrates' Court… messages…

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  6. Jane Austen - why the fuss?

    …Read Jane Austen and the War of Ideas by Marilyn Butler. The novels are hard-headed fables…

    …cinemas, Jane Austen is riding the crest of a revival. But for those who've never picked up one of her books, what's the…

    Austen's novels. Yes, it does focus on a small section of society, this was life as Jane Austen knew it. But if you read her novels properly you say her view was not so confined. Yes, there is…

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  7. Pride and Prejudice: Jane Austen fans celebrate novel's 200th anniversary

    …hook up with Jane Austen societies in Australia and North America. Jane Austen societies…

    Jane Austen Society of the UK. "You can read it as a romantic Cinderella story, a comedy or as a social commentary on…

    Jane Austen societies also exist in Japan, the Netherlands and Brazil. Jane Austen (1775-1817) was one of eight children in a close-knit family Born on 16 December… Jane Austen's House Museum in Chawton…

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  8. Selling Austen to Hants tourists

    …Selling Jane Austen to Hampshire tourists Jane Austen was born in Steventon in 1775… The …

    …Selling Jane Austen to Hampshire tourists Jane Austen was born in Steventon in 1775… The Jane Austen 'industry' is one…

    …Selling Jane Austen to Hampshire tourists Jane Austen was born in Steventon in 1775… The Jane Austen 'industry' is one that Hampshire is now keen to cash in on… Jane Austen's House Museum opened its…

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  9. Janeites: The curious American cult of Jane Austen

    …elaborate period dress and throw Jane Austen-themed tea parties and balls… Every year we…

    …to Austen and Austen-style fan fiction abound across the internet. The Jane Austen Society of North America (Jasna…

    …alas, Austen is typically seen (by my students and others) as chick lit and she is beloved for her love stories," laments Johnson, author of Jane Austen: Women, Politics, and the Novel. "I think this…

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  10. BBC - Radio 4 - Today - Arts - Jane Austen

    …director of the Jane Austen Centre, to produce a new portrait of the author as she might…

    Jane Austen. The new portrait will hang 'pride of place' at the Centre. Having seen her work on Vivaldi, Melissa Dring…

    … Cassandra Austen's portrait of her sister Jane, © National Portrait Gallery Listen - Jane Austen as painted by Melissa Dring. Melissa Dring with her portrait of Jane. | | | …

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  1. Does ‘Death Comes To Pemberly’s’ Murder-Mystery Plot Prove That We’re Almost Over Jane Austen?

    Austen is a pastiche of her world. There’s got to be some modern twist. So, Jane Austen is…

    Jane Austen fan, I’m really curious to see what American audiences will make of it. The big twist of Death Comes To…

    …and I’m getting tired of Jane Austen reboots, then how does the casual Jane Austen fan feel?” In recent years, Jane Austen adaptations (and themed movies) haven’t really gripped America the way they…

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  2. From Lizzy Bennet to Fanny Price: My Jane Austen Journey

    …best efforts. But my first exposure to Jane Austen only left me with more questions: Did…

    …best efforts. But my first exposure to Jane Austen only left me with more questions: Did people really have hair like…

    …to Jane Austen only left me with more questions: Did people really have hair like that back then? Why so many hats? Is there nothing to do in England except go on walks and eavesdrop? How could a man…

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  3. On the boookshelf

    …English as well as a Hindi film. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen "It is a truth…

    …well as a Hindi film. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in…

    …languages. It was made into an English as well as a Hindi film. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be…

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