The indiscreet Emma Woodhouse

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19th century English Regency Gilt Neoclassical Mirror ; Amethyst and aquamarine drop earrings and a photo of Gwyneth Paltrow as Emma Woodhouse in the movie “Emma” directed by Douglas McGrath in 1996. Emma Woodhouse is a character of the Jane … Continue reading

The fanciful Catherine Morland

Felicity Jones as Catherine Morland in the adapted tv film “Northanger Abbey” (2007). Wallpaper Regency 03 and 20th century Regency frame.
Catherine Morland is a Jane Austen’s character in the novel “Northanger Abbey” (written between 1798 and 1803 but published after the Jane Austen’s death in 1817). This book has been adapted in a tv film starring Felicity Jones.
In this book, Jane Austen parodies gothic novels (romance and supernatural, very popular in the late 18th century and early 19th century). It tells the story of a young and candid woman (17 years old) named Catherine Morland who has a vivid imagination and loves gothic novels. The book follows her first steps in the polite society of Bath and her discovery of the Northanger Abbey (house the wealthy family of her new friend Henry Tilney). Henry Tilney is a clever, warm and witty man.
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The portrait of Jane Austen

Burberry’s dress and portrait of Jane Austen painted by Ozias Humphry in 1788.
The English writer Jane Austen (1775-1817) wrote six major novels : Sense and sensibility (1811), Pride and prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), Emma (1815), Persuasion (1817) and Northanger Abbey (1817). She was a major figure of the Regency period (1811-1820).
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