I spent a lovely day in Brooklyn this afternoon in the company of fellow Janeites.
Author Archive | Mary C.M. Phillips
While reading Mansfield Park this month, I couldn’t help but notice the similarities between Austen’s timid Fanny Price and Brontë’s brave and determined Jane Eyre.
Initial Consultation with New Patient: Frankenstein, Victor
She is, in my opinion, the Larry David of vampires; going through her life avoiding everyone at all costs, because she’s just too self-important and self-absorbed.
In Michael Thomas Ford’s, Jane Bites Back, a love triangle arises between three main characters: Jane Austen (the vampire), Walter (the boring guy), and Lord Byron (the poet/vampire).
Two hundred years after her death, vampire/incognito-author, Jane Fairfax (a.k.a Jane Austen), runs a bookstore in quiet Upstate New York.
The color red gets a bad rap.
Blatant evil can easily be spotted within the pages of zombie and vampire books. But sometimes evil is vague and blurred.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love. – Jane Austen
I’m celebrating Women’s History Month in a number of literary ways.
I used to imagine a governess as someone who skipped about, guitar-in-hand, singing songs about raindrops-on-roses and whiskers-on-kittens.