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Jun 12

If Jane Austen Got Feedback From Some Guy In A Writing Workshop

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2015 in Links, Literature

Dear Jane,

I don’t usually read chick lit, but I didn’t hate reading this draft of your novel, which you’re calling Pride and Prejudice. I really liked the part where Elizabeth and her aunt and uncle went on a road trip, which reminded me of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales (also about a road trip — check it out!). Anyway, good job. I do have a couple of notes to share, in the spirit of constructive criticism.

Read more: here.

This was funny. 🙂 And I agree, everyone is treating Kitty badly.

Jan 7

A very fitting quote…

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 in Other

“Oh! I am delighted with the book! I should like to spend my whole life in reading it.”

Jane Austen (Northanger Abbey)

Sep 16

Quote from Jane Austen

Posted on Monday, September 16, 2013 in Other

“It is very unfair to judge of anybody’s character without an intimate knowledge of their situation.”

Jane Austen (Emma)

Aug 27

Improving the mind…

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 in Fandom, Literature

“And of course she must improve her mind by extensive reading.”

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

Jul 29

Quote by Jane Austen

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 in Humanities

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

~ Jane Austen


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