squeetus: On not mocking Austen (but laughing all the same)

tubooks:

Shannon Hale on hate mail and the subjectivity of comedy.

I’m a longtime Janeite and I think Austenland is terrifically funny, sweet, slightly campy, and even a bit romantic. So there.

squeetus: On not mocking Austen (but laughing all the same)

Shannon Hale: Lost in Austenland

shannonhale:

Janesh1It’s the late 1990s, and everyone I know is obsessed with the Pride & Prejudice miniseries starring Colin Firth. I don’t use that word lightly. Obsessed. We hum the songs from the ball. The words creep into our everyday dialogue—we say things like, “Make haste!” and, “Now that’s a…

For Austen lovers …

The same coat & hat!!!!!

I remember reading the author’s tweets from the set at the time … how much fun to have been there and see it all happen.

Shannon Hale: Lost in Austenland

3 women forgo Hollywood’s boys club to make ‘Austenland’

3 women forgo Hollywood’s boys club to make ‘Austenland’

squeetus: Squeetus summer book club: The Goose Girl, chapter 12

how did i miss this so far???

and

Oh, I’m glad I found it!

I love the Goose Girl and Books of Bayern …

squeetus: Squeetus summer book club: The Goose Girl, chapter 12