Tag Archives: Jane Austen

So Many, So Soon

This week we are asked to name those who have ‘gone too soon’, those who left the world before they could have contributed so much more. I thought politically and John Fitzgerald Kennedy was on my list. Jeff named him … Continue reading

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Heroes and….Heroines?

This week we are discussing our favorite literary heroes and heroines… do we use the word “heroine” anymore? Is it considered sexist, like “poetess”, “authoress” and “actress”? It’s ironic, really, that it was ever used because “Hero” in mythology was, … Continue reading

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My Guest, Victoria Hamilton- with a TRIPLE Giveaway!

It is an honor to have with us best-selling author Victoria Hamilton, whose most recent work is “Shadow of a Spout,” the second in her Teapot Collector Mystery series, is released this month. Let’s welcome her and ask her a … Continue reading

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“A Confession of Character” [R.W. Emerson]

This week we are talking about what character in a famous novel we’d like to be, (temporarily). Toughy! Although I might daydream about places or characters from stories, I never put myself in one as  a character. I might want to … Continue reading

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Austen’s Pretty Limits

Something we’d like to discuss with a literary character? I do have one, burning question that repeats itself to me. And in trying to fit in with the romance writers here, I will tell it… But, first, some background,(and I’m … Continue reading

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My Favorite Austen Hero

Since Ms. Daisy did such an excellent job on outlining the attributes of a hero, I decided to compare and contrast a couple of heroes of Jane Austen’s world. I actually have a t-shirt that says Colonel Brandon > Mr. … Continue reading

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