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Monday Aug 25 | The New York Observer

'Frankenstein, MD,' Bringing Gothic Horror to the Internet

Frankenstein, MD is perhaps the most torn I have ever been over a review. On one hand, it features corny sitcom writing, over-the-top acting and the same physical comedy often seen in children's programs.

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Monday Aug 25 | Bronte Blog

Hospitality and Treachery in Wuthering Heights

Green Mountain Academy of Lifelong Learning Hospitality and Treachery in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Emily BrontA«'s Wuthering Heights Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 4:30-6 pm Equinox Village Description: In a lecture drawn from his new book, Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature, James Heffernan re-examines two famous nineteenth ... (more)

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Monday Aug 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

Soho Press Presents Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas by Stephanie Barron

Readers will love celebrating the holidays with the twelfth installment of Stephanie Barron's fan-favorite Jane Austen Mystery series, now with a new packaging and a new publisher.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Vocal

Monday Aug 25 | The Orlando Sentinel

Library book club gives readers choice

The group will meet at 11 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the library, 100 S. Main Ave. The first meeting is Sept.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

Book now: Last chance to see

W2 , 13 September. The Jane Austen festival A packed schedule of events is in place for the 14th annual Jane Austen festival in Bath - once the author's home and the setting of her novels Northanger Abbey and Persuasion.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Hilarious responses to the 'Britishness' test - from young people who are ALREADY citizens

'We didn't realize how brutal they were': James Foley's parents speak of their shock at son's beheading even after they received email warning from ISIS about 'quenching our thirst for your blood' ISIS is 'rapidly developing a method of blowing up a major US city,' senator warns as Hagel says military must 'get ready' for action Isn't Henry VIII ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Manchester Journal

GMALL offers literary talk

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will present "Hospitality and Treachery in Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" and Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" with Professor James Heffernan on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. This re-scheduled lecture will take place at Equinox Village in Manchester.

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DurhamRegion.com

You Asked What?

In this monthly feature, we take a look at some of the odd and often tough questions asked at Durham's libraries, art galleries, museums and archives.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bronte Blog

Five-Book Bundle

What could have in common novels like Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Portrait of a Lady and Lady Chatterley's Lover ? In our opinion maybe that all of them are written in English, but HarperPerennial Classics thinks otherwise: Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and Other Classic Romances: Five-Book Bundle This ... (more)

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Halstead Gazette

Mystery of Halstead's Jane Austen houses

There are many houses in Halstead, including some in Hedingham Road, Mallows Field and Colchester Road, which are named after novels by Jane Austen, the prolific 19th Century writer of classics such as Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Northanger Abbey.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Chronicle Live

Heartbreak Productions make history on South Tyneside

The popular touring outdoor theatre company will this week become the first to perform in the borough's new amphitheatre Heartbreak Productions are continuing their tour of the North East and will be making a little bit of history on South Tyneside.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The dark side of Jane Austen

Ignore its uptight reputation. Mansfield Park , celebrating its 200th anniversary, seethes with sex and delves into England's murkiest corners, writes Paula Byrne.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

It's Jane Austen Weekend at the Utah Shakespeare Festival

In honor of the world premier of Sense and Sensibility at Utah Shakespeare Festival, the Jane Austen Society of North America is sponsoring a " Jane Austen Weekend" this weekend, August 15-17.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Star Tribune

Tips for seducing a lady - from two centuries ago

It's a truth universally acknowledged that a gaggle of girls on a night out will face an onslaught of pickup lines - some charming, many more dumb, cheesy or downright creepy.

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Film School Rejects

A Brief History of the Slow Lurch of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' to the Big Screen

The last time we covered the apparently-always-gestating big screen version of Seth Grahame-Smith 's send-up of the classic Jane Austen novel of the same name, " Pride and Prejudice and Zombies ," it was to include it in a list of eight promised films that still have not been made.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Deadline

'Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston Joins 'Pride And Prejudice And Zombies'

Jack Huston just closed his deal to play Wickham in the Burr Steers-directed adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride And Prejudice And Zombies.

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Forbes.com

Content Analysis App For Pretentiousness: Use The Latin-O-Meter To Test Yourself

Professor Mary DeForest , at first glance, seems to be an unlikely person to have invented a content analysis app.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Salon

Jane Austen meets mansplaining: This is the perfect satire of the anti-feminism movement

Over the years Jane Austen characters have been reimagined as vampires, zombies, rom-com stars and more, but now they've been reincarnated as something entirely new: dopey Internet mansplainers.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jane Austen Weekend at the Utah Shakespeare Festival Set for 8/15-17

In honor of the world premier of Sense and Sensibility at Utah Shakespeare Festival, the Jane Austen Society of North America is sponsoring a " Jane Austen Weekend" August 15-17.

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Cinema Blend News

Carrie Brownstein Takes Over Lost In Austen For Nora Ephron

Riot grrrl turned comedienne Carrie Brownstein has been winning frenzied praise for her sketch show with Fred Armisen, Portlandia .

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