December 16th was Jane Austen’s birthday! As always I like to celebrate with a blog post highlighting interesting things to read and new books that have been published about her. I really liked this recent article from JSTOR Daily about Austen’s subtle but masterful use of language. The OUPblog also had an interesting article about Jane Austen fans. Finally I found this recent list from Mental Floss amusing!
Here are some new books that we own:
Jane Austen: The Chawton Letters edited with an introduction by Kathryn Sutherland
Jane Austen and Masculinity edited by Michael Kramp
Jane Austen’s Geographies edited by Robert Clark
Jane Austen and Sciences of the Mind edited by Beth Lau
The annotated Mansfield Park annotated and edited, with an introduction, by David M. Shapard
Finally if you are looking for something fun to watch, may I suggest Austenland from 2013?