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Tuesday, May 13

Seen on the Blogosphere

  • Real Gold: Treasures of Auckland City Libraries: this online exhibition shows the range and depth of the library's collections, beginning with the donation of rare books and manuscripts by Sir George Grey in 1887 and developing over the years with further significant gifts and purchases. In this link find information about Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. Click on the back and forth arrows for a peek at other original novels.
  • Belief Net: A Walk With Jane Austen When Sherry Huang finished reading Lori Smith’s A Walk with Jane Austen, she saw the potential for turning excerpts from her book into a photo gallery. Lori Smith took the photos of her journey.
  • Girlebooks now offers all of Jane Austen's novels as free, downloadable books. In addition to Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, Emma, Mansfield Park and Sense and Sensibility, find Cecilia and Evelina by Fanny Burney, The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe, Belinda by Maria Edgeworth, North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell, and novels written by the Bronte sisters.
  • Molland's Circulating Library has added new e-text additions, most notably some of Jane's minor works and juvenilia, James Edward Austen-Leigh’s A Memoir of Jane Austen, and Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters: A Family Record by William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh.
  • Edwardian Promenade: This blog's author is an enthusiast of the Edwardian era (1880-1920), and shares insights and information about fashion, history, and social customs from this short but fascinating period.
Posted by Vic (Ms. Place)

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