Tag Archives: Elizabeth Bennet

Summer: It’s All Washed Away Except the Mouse Fur

For those of you living in parts of the country oppressed by heat waves and wild fires this year, I’m sure summer can’t be over soon enough to suit you. But in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, the season is short (typically July 5 … Continue reading

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A Sister’s Love and Loss

  Today is the 195th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Not an occasion to celebrate, but to take respectful note of. She died at age 41 of what may (or may not) have been Addison’s disease, according to one current theory … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Remembers…

A few weeks ago, I shared a post I wrote for the Austen Authors P&P200 project – a “real-time” review of Pride and Prejudice leading up to the book’s 200th anniversary of publication. The idea is to augment the book … Continue reading

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A Three-Hour Tour

With my lighter summer schedule, I’ve finally made some significant headway on my current work-in-progress. Return to Longbourn is the sequel to the sequel to Pride and Prejudice. In other words, it follows The Darcys of Pemberley.  One of the scenes I wrote … Continue reading

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“The Look”

If you are as big a fan of the 1995 BBC film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice as I am, you probably know which scene I’m thinking of when I talk about “the look.” It takes place when Elizabeth comes … Continue reading

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What Was Wickham Thinking?

Pride and Prejudice, the best known and probably best loved of Jane Austen’s novels, was published in January of 1813. That’s almost 200 years ago now! To commemorate the upcoming anniversary, Austen Authors has a running project called P&P200 (for obvious reasons), which … Continue reading

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Morning Glory

This sunrise this morning, framing Mt Rainier (with its shadow cast on the underside of the clouds), made me wish for the eloquence of a poet to describe its glories. Jane Austen had surprisingly little to say about mountains, I discovered, and almost nothing on … Continue reading

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