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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. Jane Austen festival: Fans 'reclaim costume record'

    …Fans of the novelist Jane Austen believe they have reclaimed their world record for… was…

    …Fans of the novelist Jane Austen believe they have reclaimed their world record for the largest gathering of people… …

    …Fans of the novelist Jane Austen believe they have reclaimed their world record for the largest gathering of people dressed in Regency costume. The Guinness World Record was originally set… at the Jane

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  2. A Good Read: Penelope Fitzgerald and William Sieghart

    … Orne Jewett, Alan Isler and Jane Austen. From July 1998.…

    …4 Extra Debut. Tom Sutcliffe, Penelope Fitzgerald and William Sieghart discuss Sarah Orne Jewett, Alan Isler and Jane

    …4 Extra Debut. Tom Sutcliffe, Penelope Fitzgerald and William Sieghart discuss Sarah Orne Jewett, Alan Isler and Jane Austen. From July 1998.…

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  3. National Trust celebrates 100 years of Box Hill ownership

    …The hill was also made famous for being the location of a picnic in Jane Austen's novel…

    …The hill was also made famous for being the location of a picnic in Jane Austen's novel Emma. A film and display about…

    …being the location of a picnic in Jane Austen's novel Emma. A film and display about the area, commissioned by the Friends of Box Hill, opened earlier at the top of the hill. And Salomons memorial at…

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  4. The Culture Studio with Janice Forsyth: 08/09/2014

    …reworking Jane Austen's Emma with a contemporary twist as part of a project to open up the…

    …Alexander McCall Smith, best known for his No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, is reworking Jane Austen's Emma with a…

    …Alexander McCall Smith, best known for his No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, is reworking Jane Austen's Emma with a contemporary twist as part of a project to open up the stories for modern…

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  5. Free Speech: Series 3: Episode 6

    …campaign for women to be featured on banknotes resulted in Jane Austen being selected for…

    …Caroline Criado-Perez, whose campaign for women to be featured on banknotes resulted in Jane Austen being selected for…

    …Leanne Wood, the leader of Plaid Cymru, Caroline Criado-Perez, whose campaign for women to be featured on banknotes resulted in Jane Austen being selected for the £10 note, journalist and critic of…

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  6. Man Booker Prize 2014: At a glance

    …the author of six novels including The Jane Austen Book Club. Born in Indiana in 1950, her…

    …Karen Joy Fowler is the author of six novels including The Jane Austen Book Club. Born in Indiana in 1950, her other…

    …author of six novels including The Jane Austen Book Club. Born in Indiana in 1950, her other novels include Sister Noon and Sarah Canary. Her short story collection Black Glass won the World Fantasy…

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  7. Man Booker Prize: Howard Jacobson makes shortlist

    …best known for her light-hearted novel The Jane Austen Book Club, is nominated for We Are…

    …best known for her light-hearted novel The Jane Austen Book Club, is nominated for We Are All Completely Beside…

    …include The Sound of One Hand Clapping and he also co-wrote the script for the Baz Luhrmann film, Australia. Fowler, who is best known for her light-hearted novel The Jane Austen Book Club, is…

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  8. Regency Life: 3 Lives in 1 Day

    …Pride and Prejudice. Two hundred years on, the popularity of Jane Austen's most famous…

    …one of the best-loved books of all time - Pride and Prejudice. Two hundred years on, the popularity of Jane Austen's…

    …colourful in British history and gave us one of the best-loved books of all time - Pride and Prejudice. Two hundred years on, the popularity of Jane Austen's most famous novel shows no sign of fading…

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  9. Flog It!: Series 10: 9. Winchester

    … the author Jane Austen and an American millionairess.…

    …While he is in the area Paul visits Chawton House to explore the link between the author Jane Austen and an American…

    … price at auction? While he is in the area Paul visits Chawton House to explore the link between the author Jane Austen and an American millionairess.…

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  10. Troll Peter Nunn guilty of MP Stella Creasy rape tweets

    …after the Bank of England said Jane Austen would feature on the new £10 note. Nunn, from…

    …court heard he sent the posts after the Bank of England said Jane Austen would feature on the new £10 note. Nunn, from…

    …assault Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy. The court heard he sent the posts after the Bank of England said Jane Austen would feature on the new £10 note. Nunn, from Bristol, had denied the charges…

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