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You Don't Mess Around With Jane

Last Build Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:33:45 +0000


Happy Birthday, Jane Austen!MagsMaker:L,Date:2017-8-25,Ver:5,Lens:Kan03,Act:Kan02,E:Y00100dPORTRAIT_00100_BURST20171203133827631_COVERausten_airplane

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:01:32 +0000

The year rolls round to its end once again, and once again we are celebrating the birthday of Jane Austen. It is our tradition to write about what we would give Jane Austen for her birthday, but we don’t think we could top two pretty amazing things given to her by the world.  First of…(image)

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Pride and Prejudice to Be Adapted by Poldark Producers for ITVMags

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:10:27 +0000

It’s been twelve years. We suppose it’s time for something new for everyone to fight over. Also, none of those pesky royalties to pay. PROFIT! The producer, which also makes ITV smash hit Victoria starring Jenna Coleman, has commissioned acclaimed playwright Nina Raine – author of 2017 hit National Theatre play Consent – to adapt…(image)

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“I hope I do not break your heart”Magsjane_in_my_heart

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 04:00:00 +0000

On this melancholy day, we remember Jane Austen and present the heartrending letter from her sister, Cassandra Austen, to their niece, Fanny Knight, about Jane’s death. Winchester: Sunday. My dearest Fanny,​ Doubly dear to me now for her dear sake whom we have lost. She did love you most sincerely, and never shall I forget…(image)

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REVIEW: The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. FlynnMagsja-project-cover

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 04:51:56 +0000

This year we commemorate Jane Austen’s death. We certainly do not celebrate it. We feel a sense of unfairness about it, not only for our selfish sake–for being cheated out of, based on the lifespan of her parents and most of her siblings, thirty or forty years’ worth of Jane Austen novels–but naturally for Jane’s…(image)

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We Have QuestionsMags

Tue, 16 May 2017 16:56:15 +0000

We’re sure you do, too.(image)

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Out of the Janeite BubbleMags

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 02:58:19 +0000

By Jeff Kubina (Maryland Renaissance Festival) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons A couple of weeks ago we were having lunch, and had brought the book we were reading, Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld. A co-worker joined us, and asked what we were reading.  Editrix: It’s a modern-set retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Co-worker:…(image)

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Happy Birthday, Jane Austen!MagsJane Austen Birthday Cake

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:00:00 +0000

It’s Jane Austen’s 241st birthday today. Please be upstanding and lift your beverage of choice in a toast to an authoress whose work has endured for two centuries after her death. That is an accomplishment indeed. It is our custom for birthday posts to imagine a gift that we would like to give Jane for her birthday. It’s…(image)

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A Giveaway for Jane Austen’s BirthdayMagsThe Joy of Jane - Essays on the First 200 Years of Austen's Legacy

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 04:30:00 +0000

In honor of Jane Austen’s birthday, we are giving away five copies of the recently published essay collection The Joy of Jane. From the book’s website: Although there were only six completed novels, Jane Austen left an enormous legacy when she died on July 18, 1817, at the age of only 41. The Joy of…(image)

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Jane Austen Travel Guide on KickstarterMags

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:00:14 +0000

Dutch Janeite, journalist, and photographer Karin Quint has put up a Kickstarter to have her travel guide, Jane Austen’s England, translated to English. If you pledge at least €20, you will receive a copy of the book (with an additional charge for shipping). We know many Janeites are planning a pilgrimage to the UK to…(image)

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Love & Friendship DVD/Blu-ray Out in September in U.S. and UKMagslandfdvd

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 17:14:29 +0000

The title says it all…the DVD and Blu-ray of Love & Friendship is available for pre-order on and The discs will be available in the U.S. on September 6 and in the UK on September 26 (as promised by Whit Stillman). If you do not live in the U.S. or UK, please be sure that…(image)

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