Posts for Tag: Austen

Other People's Money

First I spotted the news that an Irish stamp would feature a complete short story, now comes this

The sample at the BBC's link contains a portrait of Jane and a quote—I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading. How do we start a campaign to show our support for banks notes and stamps this classy at home?

The Divine Jane: An Appreciation

The Morgan Library has posted a short video on Jane Austen's talent, skill, and impact, The Divine Jane, in connection with their exhibit A Woman's Wit: Jane Austen's Life and Legacy. Actors, writers, even a philosopher tell what they appreciate about Austen. Interesting to speculate on what Austen could have achieved in a medium like television, but we probably wouldn't have wound up with the same problems we experience today.