Reading Austen: Guest Blog by Emma Mincks

From the desk of Laurel Ann Nattress: 

Hello Dear Readers: We are happy to add the story of another conversion to Jane to our monthly column, Reading Austen. Today’s guest blog is by Emma Mincks, who shares her personal story of how she discovered Jane Austen and why she is passionate about defending her.


My love affair with Jane Austen’s storytelling began early. I watched the Gwyneth Paltrow adaptation of Emma in eighth grade. At the time, the melodrama and internal conflict that Emma experiences during Continue reading “Reading Austen: Guest Blog by Emma Mincks”

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