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I Love Jane Austen

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    Tj Productions

    Hi, everyone - As a film maker, one thing I've noticed is how powerfully the love stories Jane Austen wrote translate onto the big screen. For all Jane Austen lovers out there - whether Darcy, Wentworth or Brandon is your cup of tea - check out my music video tributes on...
    TJProductions TJProductions 36-40 Nov 20, 2012

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    In Response To Http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/love-jane-austen/348731

    At the end of the day, in a relationship a girl needs security - money has a major role in giving security. I don't see any problem with Jane Austen in ending her stories as she did. She has represented every girl, in every possible way - starting from being ignorant (Northanger...
    GirlThinking GirlThinking 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    Jane Austen Quote # 2

    Vanity & Pride... "Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us." - Jane Austen
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 26, 2013

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    Jane Austen Really Understood What Good Relationships Are About

    I've been a fan of Jane Austen for several years now, but my respect and appreciation for her has recently increased as the result of an unexpected realization.  Several weeks ago, I was thinking about some of the books I've read which I've always viewed as romantic -- and it...
    GigiNYC GigiNYC 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2011

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    Persuasion

    "There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison." Jane Austen is by far the most brilliant romance and story teller of her and perhaps any time in history. The romance that she inter twines into these stories is remarkable. I have...
    JadeBleu JadeBleu 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2013

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    Favourite Jane Austen

     My favourite for many years was Pride and Prejudice. I think I originally found Persuasion annoying because I saw a movie version before reading the book and I really did not like the Anne character too much in the movie version. Now, having read Persuasion, it is my...
    GoodLiterature GoodLiterature 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2009

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    I Think That She Is a Great...

    I think that she is a great writer, and that the things she faced during her time were things that no woman should have faced.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2008

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    Just Love Jane Austen's Books

    I first became acquainted with Jane Austen's work when "Pride and Prejudice" was required reading for English Literature at University.  I loved it so much I read her other books as well and they are each and every one of them as wonderful as Pride and Prejudice.  My...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 10 Responses Dec 12, 2010

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    I Love Pride And Prejudice

    I love Pride and Prejudice to an extent, i wish i was lizzy some day. I have seen every version of it, BBC, movies - old to the latest, movies based on it, modern versions, stage shows i feel like i didnt get much of it. I have so much feelings for Lizzy and Darcy. Sometime i...
    GirlThinking GirlThinking 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2012

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    I Have Read Some Of Her Stories.

    I have a book that is a coplete collection. I hve read some of the stories that she has writen. They are really good. I loved Pride and Predices. That one was diffrent then the movie. I liked some of the others that I have read. I just haven't read all of them yet. I hope that i...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Feb 7, 2011

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    Jane Austen Is Great

     It all started with that '90s version of Pride and Prejudice made for BBC, with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle. After seeing it on tv, I started reading her novels and have been hooked ever since I was 14. Pride and Prejudice is my first Austen love, but my personal...
    LittleMonroe LittleMonroe 18-21, F 1 Response May 3, 2009

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    Jane Austen Quote # 1

    Jane Austen is one of my favorite authors. Anything the woman wrote or spoke, I love! “The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love.”
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    There's Still Life After Finishing Jane Austen's Seven Published Novels

    In the fall of 2009 I reacquainted myself with the works of Jane Austen. What with real life it took a while to complete the seven complete novels that were in the volume I purchased then. But finish them I did. Now what? Oh, I'm sure I will reread them but in the meantime...
    CFOM CFOM 70+, M 5 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    Total Bliss

    I love Jane Austen too.  Pride and Prejudice.. Emma.. Sense and Sensibility.. These we know from motion pictures. I like Emma the best.Sadly, I have never read Mansfield Park. That would be a small goal for me..I gotta remember that!!  Goals ..ouch.
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 3 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Georgette Heyer

    OK, so you've finally read all six of Jane Austen's immortal novels. Now what? Well, you could always read them again. They're well worth it. However, if you enjoy Regency romances and are looking for well written stories that aren't just lousy Austen rip-offs, I highly...
    Nyxie Nyxie 51-55, F 13 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Jane Austen Quote # 3

    A Young Mind... "There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions." - Jane Austen
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 26, 2013

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    Austen Not Austin

    I had joined an Austen group and wondered why there was no activity. Then I noticed that the group name was misspelled. Perhaps there is a Jane Austin. Stephen F. Austin's cousin maybe? Careless group names are irritating, no?
    jrgrady21 jrgrady21 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 29, 2012

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    It Is Universally Known Jane Austen Rock'S To This Day

    I use to hate Jane Austen until one day in college when my teacher gave us a list for next years English class book list. On it Jane Austen was one of the books required. Anyhow time came quickly and before I knew it I was sitting in class with pride and prejudice in my hands, we...
    xavieradam xavieradam 26-30, M Nov 6, 2013

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    Sense and Sensibility Pride and Prejudice Mansfield Park ​“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library...
    JKS17 JKS17 26-30, F Feb 14, 2013

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    Love.

    jane austen is an absolutely brilliant author. her plots are complex, her characters are memorable, and she's delightfully quotable. her intelligence, wit, and unique outlook on life shine through her books. my favourites are pride and prejudice, and mansfield park.
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 9 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Jane Austen Quote # 5

    Human Nature... "Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of." - Jane Austen
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2013

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    Walking In Jane's Footsteps

     I visited the city of Bath this summer while on a trip to the UK. They have a Jane Austen Centre with an introductory lecture, a short video, and a really fascinating and thorough exhibit about Jane's life and times. I disliked the city itself, but I loved the Jane Austen...
    flitterjibit flitterjibit 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2009

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    Jane Austen Quote # 4

    Selfishness... "I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle." - Jane Austen
    HayBail HayBail 22-25, F Mar 27, 2013

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    Pride And Prejudice - My Version Of Analysing Jane Austen's Decision

    How did "First Impressions" became "Pride and Prejudice" Jane Austen always writes her novels, with a character of herself deep rooted in them, one such avatar is Elizabeth @ Lizzy. - She started the "First Impressions" with Elizabeth as the lead, as the story progressed the...
    GirlThinking GirlThinking 26-30, F Jun 28, 2012

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    She Is Not a Writer of Love Stories...

    Period dramas have hijacked her as being the ultimate romantic novelist, yet it is not that which her true genius lies, it is her observation of the society in which she lived,  her wit and humour which often is underplayed. She ends each 'love story' with the wedding and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 21, 2008

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    How Jane Austen, Disney, And Bonnie Tyler Ruined Me

    Paging Mr. Darcy, Prince Charming, and street wise Hercules to fight the rising odds? Mr. Darcy - the snooty, brooding, but ultimately honorable man to sees Elizabeth beyond his first impression. Granted, it took him a damn while to get there, but he had a desire to prove to...
    serendipityg1rl serendipityg1rl 36-40, F Nov 25, 2012

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    Miss Jane

     whenever I need a boost or need to get lost in another world, I like to get lost in Jane Austen. In particular my favs are Pride and Prejudice and Persuasion.
    kmac75 kmac75 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    You love Jane Austen quotes?

    Follow my Jane Austen twitter! http://twitter.com/LisetBennet
    4wallflowers 4wallflowers 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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