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Mansfield Park watch along! Part 4

At last, Maria Bertram’s fall and Fanny Price’s happily ever after. Last week we saw the consequences of Fanny’s refusal of Henry Crawford’s proposal. Today we’ll continue talking about all the fun historical details underlying the plot and the movie adaptation all the way to our happy ending. Find your comfy spot on the couch, grab …

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Mansfield Park watch along! Part 3

Now it’s time to watch Henry begin courting Fanny Price. Last week we saw the consequences of home theatricals and Maria’s marriage to Rushworth.  Today we’ll continue talking about all the fun historical details underlying the plot and the movie adaptation. Find your comfy spot on the couch, grab your popcorn and let’s watch some more! …

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The Regency Interpreter looks at Jane Austen’s Persuasion, part 1

I am starting a new Regency Interpreter’s series on  Persuasion. Before I start on the 1995 movie, I wanted to spend a few moments defending Lady Russell, on her role in Anne and Wentworth’s initial break up.  To be honest, I think Lady Russell is a rather unpopular character with modern audiences who blame her …

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