The New Jane Austen Society
This group is dedicated to the works of Jane Austen who wrote the following novels (dates of publication in brackets)
Sense and Sensibility (1811)
Pride and Prejudice (1813)
Mansfield Park (1814)
Persuasion (1817 posthumously)
Northanger Abbey (1817 posthumously)
What is expected are articles and comments about her novels, her life and the society of the time, the movies adapted from her novels, your experiences relating to her and her novels and their movie adaptations, and in fact anything else relevant.
The CoC and Terms of Service must be complied with.
Anything posted about current politics or religion not relevant to the topics above will be deleted.
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Jane Austen’s Persuasion Meets the Girlboss Era
Via: Hallux • 23 Comments • 5 months ago
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: You're absolutely correct. The 1995 6 part BBC miniseries has been lauded by most reviews and personal opinions as being the best adaptation of a...
Want to see Jane Austen’s film costumes? Take a trip to Cincinnati.
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 1 Comments • 7 months ago
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: It is a truth universally acknowledged that I have ignored this group far too long. For the few who are not literature-disadvantaged who have not...
The life and times of "Emma" author Jane Austen
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 1 Comments • 10 months ago
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: The home that Jane actually lived in was not so grandiose ones she placed her heroines in.
Pride and Prejudice gets an Austen-tatious update, where pre-marital sex exists, but Darcy is still a douche
By: Buzz of the Orient • 7 Comments • last year
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: I just migrated this article from the Books group, where I originally posted it around 3 years ago.
Pride & Prejudice: The 10 Best Movie & TV Adaptations, Ranked According To IMDb
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 13 Comments • last year
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: Wow. I was surprised to see this article show up again, but happy that there are literate members on NT that have interests beyond politics....
A New Modern-Day Adaptation of Pride & Prejudice Is Coming to Netflix
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 4 Comments • last year
sandy-2021492 last wrote: He'll always be Mr. Darcy to me, whether it's Fitzwilliam or Mark.
Jane Austen's love for tea will face 'historical interrogation' over links to slavery
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 3 Comments • last year
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: Yes, she had "abolitionist views", as the article pointed out. .
Images of Jane
By: Buzz of the Orient • 0 Comments • 2 years ago
Why Jane Austen Never Married
Via: Buzz of the Orient • 1 Comments • 2 years ago
Buzz of the Orient last wrote: This article was the first thing I've read that really exposes Jane's personal life, and I thought it was really interesting.
Jane Austen's 10-pound bank note, not without irony, is revealed
By: Buzz of the Orient • 5 Comments • 5 years ago
Dowser last wrote: Yep, it's been almost 50 years... Not surprising that I don't remember all the details! 📷