Sorry for the long absence, but I had a spinal condition that prevented me from writing. In particular, Jane Austen adaptations. Notice the new logo?
The other featured players at this web site are Mary Wollstonecraft, her husband William Godwin, and their daughter, Mary Shelley. Useful material is contained in the following. Wollstonecraft came from a dysfunctional family and was a classic overachiever. She was an urban intellectual, a revolutionary, and a radical feminist; she associated with lower-class intellectuals.
Mary called herself an "incendiary".
I believe that she was bisexual and many other things that Jane Austen was not. Claire Tomalin's biography is beautifully written and detailed.
It is at once more severe and more sympathetic than my posting. However, it may be that I am more sympathetic to the woman while Tomalin displays more understanding of the woman's cause.
You will find there, an extensive list of other biographical and related materials. You will also find that Ms Tomalin is ironic and puckish; can a stronger recommendation be made to a reader who loves Jane Austen? There must be many other ways to find context.
I will mention ten. Our friend's references are included in the following list. The Journal and Letters of Agnes Porter: Her "reminiscences" have very little to say about her famous aunt, but there is much about our Lady's neighborhood, neighbors, family, and social conditions.
These are only a set of disorganized notes arranged in chronological order, but Caroline had the Austen gift for expressing herself and she seems perceptive and wise. James Woodforde was a country clergyman contemporary with Jane Austen and kept a diary for something like forty years.
That should give you more than a glimpse into Jane's home life. Thomas Turner was a shopkeeper, at about the same period, and gives us insight for a slightly different social class.
Captain John Byng traveled about the Britain of our Lady's time, and described his impressions for us in great detail. Links Actually, the only link you need from me is to the Republic of Pemberleybecause from there you can link to nearly everything else I can imagine.
That is to say, you will find few links here that are not available at that site but, of course, my discussion is more thoroughly opinionated and specialized—and is a more pointedly masculine viewpoint.
However, I will indicate links, regardless of how redundant that may be. There is little doubt that the place on the web, with the most detailed information about Jane Austen, is Henry Churchyard's Jane Austen Information Page. For example, Churchyard, has placed the 19th-century, "Brabourne collection" of Jane Austen's letters online for you, and he has compiled a list of Jane Austen's Literary Allusions.
More generally, you can link to excellent web sites devoted to the Regency Period. See especially the sites maintained by Cathy Decker and Jack Lynch.
Oh, and while you are there, check out Ms. Decker's excellent survey of women writers of Jane Austen's time. Also, look under "Regency Period" in the index where you will find links to a number of other surveys. Actually, what would the web be without links? I mean the web is like the human mind with all those connections "links" that remind me of synapses.
Everyone talks about "surfing" the web, but that doesn't seem an apt metaphor to me. I suspect that a better metaphor is reverie because one seems to drift through the web, and where he ends up is unpredictable and depends upon all the choices made at the individual synapses.
The surfer always ends at the beach. A still better choice might be Leonard Cohen's Tower of Song.Elizabeth's pride is hurt by Mr.
Darcy's indifference to her in the beginning of the novel, and she forms a blind prejudice against him. Darcy's pride due to his rank causes him to form a prejudice against the Bennets due to their low social standing.
THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PICTURESQUE TO THE NOVEL A Thesis Jane Austin is one of the great writers of English literature.
Although she wrote THE INFLUENCE OF AUSTEN’S LIFE ON HER WRITING. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice. Pride and Prejudice. the novel..
s Writing. . Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen - Macmillan Readers this bundle contains all of the pride and prejudice lessons, in addition to the comprehension activity booklet, the knowledge organiser and the pointless game!.
a teacher’s guide to the signet classics edition of jane austen’s pride and prejudice by nancy posey s e r i e s e d i t o r s: jeanne m. mcglinn and james e. mcglinn both at university of north carolina at asheville.
Pride, prejudice and poor punctuation Jane Austen is renowned as a pristine literary stylist; but her semicolons were not her own – instead she scattered dashes through her prose, reveals new research by an Oxford professor. Pride in one side and prejudice on the other, both the elements can be referenced as the main theme of the novel.
If Mr. Darcy has the pride then Elizabeth is not less in her prejudice. She does not only misjudged Mr. Darcy but also misjudged other persons of the novel.