“A man who has nothing to do with his own time has no conscience in his intrusion on that of others.”
Marianne Dashwood, Sense and Sensibility, Chapter 31
As the New Year quickly approaches, its time to select a new calendar to keep my life in order. Searching about the Internet, I discovered these beautiful new 2010 calendars inspired by Jane Austen and her novels available for shipment in plenty of time for the New Year. They make excellent holiday gifts too, so surprise your Janeite friends and family members with a new wall calendar from these fine resources.
The Republic of Pemberley
Support the web’s finest resource for all things Jane Austen by purchasing your calendar from The Republic of Pemberley at their Pemberley Shoppe. This year’s selection includes:
Jane Austen 2010 Rancor Vertical Wall Calendar. Amply sized at 11” x 17”, enjoy one Regency era image per month with witty quotes from Austen’s novels and letters.
Jane Austen 2010 Brock Wall Calendar. Enjoy twelve images of the Brock brother’s illustrations from the 1890’s in full color enhanced with quotes and information on the novels. Each page measures 8 ½” x 11’ totaling 11’ x 17” when hung.
The Wisconsin Region of JASNA
The 2010 Jane Austen Wall Calendar is an updated edition with twelve beautiful pen and ink and color tinted illustrations by C.E and H.M. Brock circa 1890’s with important dates from Jane Austen’s life and events in her novels included with each day. Imagine knowing what day Mr. Collins arrives at Longbourn in Pride and Prejudice or when Jane writes to her nice Fanny Knight, “Anything is to be preferred or endured rather than marrying without Affection.”, and every other significant event in Jane Austen’s world. Available through JASNA’s website.
Love Pride and Prejudice Shoppe
Pride and Prejudice: Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy 2010 Vertical Wall Calendar. Enjoy twelve images of that famous couple from Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy illustrated by the renowned late Victorian artist Hugh Thomson. The calendar measures 11” x 17” and the 11” x 11” illustrations could be framed or re-used in your next art project. From the Love Pride and Prejudice Shoppe at Cafepress.
Jane Austen Centre Online Gift Shop
Jane Austen 2010 Wall Calendar. From Jane Austen ‘central headquarters’ in Bath, England, The Jane Austen Centre is the hub and heart of all things Austen and features a museum and gift shop which ships worldwide. The 2010 Jane Austen Calendar features one page per month calendar with vintage illustrations and quotations from Jane Austen’s novels. Measureing 8.25″ x 17,” it is spiral bound with a hook for easy hanging.
2010 British Library Jane Austen Desk Diary. This stunning diary combines quotations from Jane Austen’s letters and novels, with colour images, taken from the British Library’s collections, and silhouette drawings by her nephew, James Edward Austen-Leigh. The evocative images, combined with Jane Austen’s lively insights and reflections, conjure up a picture of life in the countryside in Regency England. All major national and religious holidays are included. Hardback with ribbon marker.