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Latest Reception history of Jane Austen Stories

2009-07-23 09:58:42

Norilana Books has announced it is publishing James Fairfax, a re-imaging of Jane Austen's novel Emma, in which same-sex marriage is commonplace. Penned by Adam Campan, the book is slated for release next month.

2006-01-17 08:24:21

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Jane Austen, darling of Hollywood costume dramas, is getting an image makeover as a queen of romance that could see her novels stacked high in supermarkets and airport bookshops.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.