Love & Friendship

Have you seen Love & Friendship, the latest Jane Austen film that came out earlier this spring? The Chicago Times says ‪#‎LoveandFriendship‬ is “one the sharpest and funniest Jane Austen adaptations in recent memory.” Adapted from Jane Austen’s novella Lady Susan, Love & Friendship is set in the 1790s. Lady Susan, played by Kate Beckinsale, has journeyed to … More Love & Friendship

Jane’s RBF (Resting Bitch Face)

  BookRoit has “a guest post from Juliette Wells. Juliette created the new 200th-anniversary annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Emma for Penguin Classics. The author of Everybody’s Jane: Austen in the Popular Imagination, Juliette is associate professor and chair of English at Goucher College in Baltimore. ____________________ As a Jane Austen scholar who possesses a … More Jane’s RBF (Resting Bitch Face)

Welcome, Love

Greetings Austen Affectionettes! We’re delighted that you stopped by for a spot of tea and a scone smothered with lemon curd  as we catch up, reading by the fire. To start our time off, here is a few words from Sense and Sensibility that still ring true today. – Just Jane