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Apparently Cadbury saw commercial opportunity in the anniversary – who could resist chocolate + a see through shirt?? Even Cats like P & P!!

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“What’s been taking us by surprise in our early data analysis is how much the whole brain — global activations across a number of different regions — seems to be transforming and shifting between the pleasure and the close reading.” … Continue reading

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going straight to the top of my “to read” list! The Real Jane Austen

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“it would have been difficult for her to escape getting an education. George Austen kept a sizable library—one bookcase reportedly covered sixty-four square feet of wall—which his children were encouraged to explore. There were ongoing science experiments and constant engagement … Continue reading

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huffingtonpost: Happy 200th Anniversary, Pride & Prejudice! Join our Austenganza! diaryofalandlockedmermaid: C.E. Brock illustrations for a 1907 edition of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. love love love this 200th celebration!

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historyhobbit: npr: bbook: On the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s classic Pride and Prejudice, we ask an important question: who’s the hottest Mr. Darcy?  Colin Firth. /gavel — tanya b. I want to keep them all. Can I keep them all? … Continue reading

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bookriot: Goodies to Celebrate PRIDE & PREJUDICE’s 200th Anniversary Is there a way I can order P&P stamps or do I have to go to England? (not that that would be so bad …)

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Happy 200th Anniversary, Pride and Prejudice! just can’t get enough P & P!

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bookriot: (via Infographic: Simpleton’s Guide to Pride & Prejudice) absolutely love this infographic summary of P & P, especially the speculations on what poetry the characters would likely be reading!

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look at those smouldering eyes! I’ve never pictured Darcy quite like this …“lock up your daughters!” sounds more like Wickham!!

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