North and South (2004); Wives and Daughters (1999); Cranford (2007); all based on Elizabeth Glaskell novels; Mayor of Casterbridge (2003); Novel by Thomas Hardy; Nicholas Nickelby (2001 is best I think); Bleak House (2005), Great Expectations (1999 again my favorite choice) all by Charles Dickens; Daniel Deronda (2002) by George Eliot; Jane Eyre (2006 is my fav) by Charlotte Bronte; Much Ado About Nothing (1993) by William Shakespeare; The Forsythe Saga (2002) by John Galsworthy
Jane Austen Festival in Bath
10th Annual Jane Austen Festival
"Each year the Festival, grows and grows with more people dressing in Regency costume celebrating the life and works of Jane Austen. "
Sounds like fun and wish I could attend, find out more- Jane Austen Festival in Bath
The festivel goes from Friday September 17th to Saturday September 25th, 2010
Last year they broke the Guinness world record for the "Largest gathering of people in Regency costume". See the video of the attempt...
Jane Austen Word Search
A fun little distraction for Jane Austen lovers- great way to kill a bit of time! Play the word search over and over again- it changes each time so you can play more than once!
Jane Austen Word Search on JaneAusten.org.
Today's Quote- 06-2-10
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park