Jane Austen

Personality Quiz: Which Jane Austen Heroine Are You?

Long before Lena Dunham and her sharp-eyed take on the social problems, vanities, weaknesses, loves and losses facing (some) young women in the modern world, there was Jane Austen doing the same thing, but, like, 200 years beforehand. …

Benedict Cumberbatch as Wet Mr. Darcy

Let’s cut to the chase. Above and below these words is a photo that, if you have not already seen it, draws the eye in such a way that it really doesn’t matter what I’m saying right now.

5 British Literary Characters That Made a Comeback

Some literary creations are so potent they cannot be contained by one book, one series, or one author alone. They may make the move from the page to the stage, from the stage to the radio, from the radio to the television, and from the …

Jane Austen Ring Will Stay in UK

The Jane Austen’s House Museum, in Hampshire, England, has been successful in raising enough funds to keep Jane Austen’s gold and turquoise ring in the UK, which they lost to a higher bid at the Sotheby’s auction in 2012, reports …