Stay at the Charming English Estate That Inspired Pride and Prejudice - Built in 1704 and situated in the picturesque English countryside, Goodnestone Park is a Downton Abbey–esque estate with a fascinating history: Jane Austen’s brother Edward and her sister-in-law Elizabeth lived on the property for a time, and they often invited the literary legend over for balls and informal get-togethers.

Stay at the Charming English Estate That Inspired Pride and Prejudice

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8 things you (probably) didn’t know about Jane Austen. Submitted by Emma Mason. History Extra. March 3, 2016. EA.

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about Jane Austen

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Reading rooms honor life, works of famous author Jane Austen. By KARA HILDRETH, Jordan Independent, Posted: Sunday, March 13, 2016. "The Jane Austen Living Rooms are now free and open for guests who visit the Minneapolis Institute of Arts now through June 26." EA. Museum link: http://new.artsmia.org/living-rooms/jane-austen-reading-room/

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Mr. Darcy’s Shirt Is Coming to America By JENNIFER SCHUESSLER. New York Times, MARCH 8, 2016. EA.

Mr. Darcy’s Shirt Is Coming to America

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This grave rubbing of the inscription on Jane Austen's tomb was taken by co-curator Janine Barchas with special permission. The rubbing here reads: "In Memory of JANE AUSTEN, youngest daughter of the late Revd GEORGE AUSTEN, formerly Rector of Stevenson in this county she departed this Life on the 18th of July 1817 aged 41, after a long illness supported with the patience and the hopes of a Christian." EA.

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Scarf with Jane Austen's family tree printed on it. From the Folger Shakespeare Library exhibition "Will and Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the cult of celebrity" which will be on display Aug. 6 - Nov. 6, 2016 in Washington, D.C. EA.

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Charlotte Rampling to star in Jane Austen adaptation 'Sanditon'. By Andreas Wiseman. Screen Daily, 10 February, 2016. EA.

Charlotte Rampling to star in Jane Austen adaptation 'Sanditon'

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Regency House Styles. By Trevor Yorke. Series: Britain's Living History. Paperback: 96 pages. Publisher: Countryside Books (March 15, 2013). EA.

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Jane Austen Map of London Map – Folded Map, October 12, 2015. by Aventuras Literarias (Cartographer). Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 0.3 x 7.9 inches. EA.

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Making Georgian and Regency Costumes for Women. By Lindsey Holmes. Crowood Press, April 1, 2016. 128 p. EA.

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Color Me Jane: A Jane Austen Coloring Book. by Jacqui Oakley. Clarkson Potter; Clr Csm edition, July 19, 2016. 64 p. paperback. EA.

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"Love and Friendship" is a new movie based on Jane Austen's unpublished early novella "Lady Susan". The director is Whit Stillman. The movie stars Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny. It will premiere in January 2016 during the Sundance Film Festival. EA.

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200 years ago, today, Dec. 23, 1815, Jane Austen's novel EMMA was published. Celebrate! EA.

The wisdom of Jane Austen's Emma 200 years on – 20 quotes on life, love, friendship

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The Artist and the Country House: from the Fifteenth Century to the Present Day. An exhibition to benefit the Prince of Wales's Institute of Architecture. Introduction by John Harris. Sotheby's, September 1996. 184 p. EA.

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Jane Austen’s Guide to Alzheimer’s By CAROL J. ADAMS. New York Times, DEC. 19, 2015 . EA.

Jane Austen’s Guide to Alzheimer’s

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Fancy knitting a Mansfield Parka? New book features knits inspired by Jane Austen

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Fancy knitting a Mansfield Parka? New book features knits inspired by Jane Austen

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Johann Zoffany RA: society observed. Ed. by Martin Postle. With contributions by Clarissa Campbell Orr... New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. 312 p. "18th-century painter Johan Zoffany (1733–1810) was an astute observer of the many social circles in which he functioned as an artist over the course of his long career." He was once called the "Jane Austen of English painting", but was German born. EA.

Johan Zoffany RA: Society Observed

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Book Talk: Emma by Jane Austen February 21, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT. "December 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s Emma, the fourth of her six novels and the last one to appear in her lifetime (1775-1817). Mark Schenker of Yale College will discuss the novel in the context of Austen’s times and art, as well as how it remains timeless in our engagement with a heroine..." EA

Upcoming Events | Book Talk: Emma by Jane Austen

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Fashion in Fiction: Clothing Speaks Volumes in Jane Austen’s Regency Novels. Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT, February 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm. "Join Kandie Carle (aka The Victorian Lady) for an afternoon of clothing from the Regency Era (early 1800s) for both gentlemen and ladies. Dressed in authentic Regency attire, Carle will share her insight on the clothing of the period as she dresses two mannequins as Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet from Austen’s Pride and Prejudice." EA.

Upcoming Events | Fashion in Fiction: Clothing Speaks Volumes in Jane Austen’s Regency Novels

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Tea With Jane Austen: Recipes inspired by her novels and letters. By Pen Vogler. Cico Books, Feb. 2016. 64 p. EA. "Pen Vogler has written about food history for the press and edited Penguin's Great Food series. She has recreated recipes from the past for BBC television shows, and writes about them on her blog, Pen's Great Food Club (greatfoodclub.tumblr.com). Pen is the author of 'Dinner with Mr Darcy', also published by CICO Books."

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Style and Satire: Fashion in Print: 1777-1927. V&A Publishing. By Catherine Flood and Sarah Grant. Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum (September 2, 2014). 80 p. "From the sky-high coiffures of Marie Antoinette to Victorian hoop skirts, from the sheer gowns of Pride and Prejudice era to the flat-chested 1920s flapper, Style and Satire tells the story of European fashion and its most extreme trends through lavish fashion plates and the glorious satirical prints they inspired." EA.

STYLE AND SATIRE Fashion in Print 1777– 1927

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Library of Luminaries: Jane Austen: An Illustrated Biography. By Zena Alkayat (Author), Nina Cosford (Illustrator). Chronicle Books, March 2015. "Discover the stories behind the stories in this treasurable illustrated biography of Jane Austen. Enchanting illustrations and handwritten text featuring excerpts from Austen's personal letters outline the intimate details of the literary icon's life..." EA.

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The First Bohemians: Life and Art in London's Golden Age. By Vic Gatrell. Penguin, Oct. 2015. (paperback edition). EA.

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A Royal Experiment: The Private Life of King George III. By Janice Hadlow. Holt, 2014. 704 p. King George III (1738-1820) was King of Britain from 1760 to 1820, during Jane Austen's lifetime. Jane Austen lived from 1775 to 1817. Place a book hold here: http://catalog.lioninc.org/record=b2389330~S45 EA.

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