Jane Austen Week (October 10-16) starts today at Historical Tapestry

Jane Austen Week at Historical Tapestry October 10 - 16, 2011Jane Austen Week at Historical Tapestry, a celebration in honor of this week’s release of Jane Austen Made Me Do It, starts off today with a kickoff post by co-blog mistresses Alex, Kelly Anna and Marg revealing recollections of their first experience with Jane Austen.

Join the party every day this week, as they share their experiences in Jane Austen’s world, feature guest blogs (yours truly on Wednesday, Oct 12, 2011) and encourage others to join in the fun.

Jane Austen Week at Historical Tapestry – October 10- 16, 2011

Day 1 – Monday, 10th October

Day 2 – Tuesday, 11th October

  • Review of Persuasion by Jane Austen
  • Review of Captain Wentworth’s Diary, by Amanda Grange
  • Review of Persuasion (1995)

Day 3 – Wednesday, 12th October

  • Guest post by Laurel Ann + giveaway
  • Review of Sense & Sensibility (2008)
  • Shades of Milk and Honey, by Mary Robinette Kowal

Day 4 – Thursday, 13th October

  • Jane Austen Made Me Do It discussion
  • Review of Emma (2009)

Day 5 – Friday, 14th October

  • Review of An Assembly Such as This by Pamela Aidan
  • Review of Pride & Prejudice (1995)
  • Guest post by Stephanie Barron + giveaway

Day 6 – Saturday, 15th October

  • Review of Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  • Review of Northanger Abbey 2007

Day 7 – Sunday, 16th October

  • Closing the event

© 2007 – 2011 Laurel Ann Nattress, Austenprose

6 thoughts on “Jane Austen Week (October 10-16) starts today at Historical Tapestry

  1. I stopped by and said “hello” this weekend but my corporate network “firewalls” Historical Tapestry which is puzzling. What is more civil, appropriate, and harmless than anything having to do with Jane Austen? I’ll try and stop by in the evening perhaps.

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    • Jeffrey, are you going to the JASNA AGM in Ft Worth this coming weekend? I’m dying to meet you because you bring comments that are so worthy.

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  2. I agree with Jeffrey. I love that we are civil, appropriate, and harmless. When my adult sons niggle me about my admiration of Jane Austen, My response is,”Well at least I’m not down on the corner dealing drugs.” ( Like I ever would even know one if I saw one.) But, they get it, and have a little bit of a laugh at it. I am so attracted to the civil, appropriate, and harmless.

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