*This is a re-post from an old post on Austen Authors. Welcome to February! I can’t believe how fast January flew by! Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. While I maintain that Jane Austen’s books are about so much more than romantic love, you simply can’t get away from the marriage plots. Anyone can see that … Continue reading Austen Writes Romance?
When little Fanny Price arrives at Mansfield Park everything is so different that she can do little but be terrified and shy. We are told no one meant to be mean. Nobody meant to be unkind, but nobody put themselves out of their way to secure her comfort. Her aunts and uncle tried talking with … Continue reading Mansfield Monday–Friends or family?