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Yesterday | The London Free Press

Literature and libations

JANE AUSTEN: Born in 1775 in rural Hampshire, England to a lively literate household, Jane had only a few years of formal schooling but was a precocious writer; at age 14, she completed a novel, Love and Friendship, a rather sophisticated satire of popular romantic fiction.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Organizers attempt Guinness World Record at Jane Austen Festival.

HOMETOWN INITIATIVE. WAS A GUINNESS BOOK WORLD RECORD SET TODAY AT HISTORIC LOCUST GROVE? ORGANIZERS WERE GOING FOR THE MOST PEOPLE EVER TO SHOW UP IN REGENCY ATTIRE AT THIS WEEKEND'S JANE AUSTEN FESTIVAL.

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Mequon

Acacia Theatre Presents "Jane Austen's Persuasion" at Concordia University

This sparkling new adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel, "Persuasion," is a classic story of enduring love.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Popsugar.com

10 Love Lessons From Classic Romance Novels That You Should Ignore

Jane Austen is a godlike figure in the world of romance, and rightly so. Her works, such as the famed Pride and Prejudice , have remained relevant to women for more than 200 years.

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NorthJersey.com

TV best bets: Friday, July 18

The Englishman befriends the Saudi Arabians during their battle with Turks, and the result made history.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

10 questions with historical fiction author: Liz Trenow

Liz Trenow is the author of "The Last Telegram", "The Forgotten Seamstress", and "The Poppy Factory" .

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Daily Echo

Rare Jane Austen first editions sold for A 50,000

A RARE first edition of Jane Austen 's novel Pride and Prejudice in three volumes has sold today for A 25,000 at auction.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Review: 'Pride and Prejudice' retains Jane Austen biting humor

There was a time not so long ago in jolly old England when women couldn't inherit money or property or anything else.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Jane Austen fans dress up for Pride and Prejudice ball at Chatsworth House

Just what happened on flight UA201 before its emergency landing on a tiny remote Pacific atoll? United faces claims that there was a strange 'smell' BEFORE take off and the cockpit 'filled with smoke' Mother shot dead her two children as they slept and then killed herself as real estate exec father raced home to try and stop her, autopsy report ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Detroit News

Grapevine: Conscious re-coupling for Paltrow and Martin?

Oscar-winner Gwynneth Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin made headlines in March when they announced they were separating in what they called a 'conscious uncoupling.'

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People

FBI Artist Helps Create First Waxwork Likeness of Jane Austen

Will the real Jane Austen please stand up? The Jane Austen Centre unveiled a waxwork likeness of the Pride and Prejudice author in Bath, England, on Wednesday, the closest "anyone has come to the real Jane Austen for 200 years," a spokesperson for the Centre says.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mequon

Acacia Theatre Presents "Jane Austen's Persuasion" at Concordia University

This sparkling new adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel, "Persuasion," is a classic story of enduring love.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Boston.com

Ever Wonder What Jane Austen Looked Like? Apparently, So Do Forensic Artists

Remember when Van Gogh's severed ear was recreated by a German artist and a couple of Boston-based professors? Well now, forensic artist Melissa Dring is trying to recreate a replica of an entire person: Jane Austen.

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Newmarket Today

Soham community news: Viva's Pride and Prejudice reviewed

Pride and Prejudice is acknowledged as one of the best books in English literature.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Shakespeare Festival premieres a satisfying - Sense and Sensibility'

Cedar City a Jane Austen has become extraordinarily popular in recent years, inspiring films, PBS series and plays.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Newsday

Austen museum gets poet-in-residence

Maura Dooley will conduct Austen-inspired workshops and readings as well as write her own poetry with a A 14,500 grant from the Arts Council.

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CNN

10 most romantic movie locations

Travelzoo has released a list of the world's top 10 romantic movie locations to celebrate National Kissing Day.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Millions (A Blog about Books)

Jane at 40

The Austen Project , launched last year, asks prominent contemporary writers to reimagine Jane Austen's classics in modern times.

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IcNetwork

Screenwriter Andrew Davies on Mr Selfridge's irresistible retail razzmatazz

He was the razzmatazz-loving American who started a retail revolution. So how did Mr Selfridge capture the imagination of a notorious Welsh screenwriter who hates shopping? He was the razzmatazz-loving American who started a retail revolution.

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Red Bank Green

Middletown: Lost in Austenland

Ciaran Hinds and Amanda Root star in the BBC's 1995 adaptation of PERSUASION, one of four Jane Austen-themed films screening Mondays in July at Middletown Library.

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Related Topix: Persuasion, Drama Movies, Austenland, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Ciaran Hinds, Vocal, Comedy Movies, Pride and Prejudice

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