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.
Monday Aug 25
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)
Monday Aug 25
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.
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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)
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
'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.
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.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
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 .