Deborah Yaffe

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2017

May (7)

On this day in 1817. . .

Tragic forty-one

Sometimes folly is folly

Stealing Home?

Book covers

Jane Austen meets Texas debs

Jane lies in Winchester

 

April (8)

Refighting the winning battle

Debuting the Austen tenner

A fiver to Bath

Bicentenary envy

Signing for Jane

Austen in toe shoes

On this day in 1817. . .

Tending the Austen flame

 

March (9)

Jane meets Agatha

Jane Austen, trumped

Weaving Austen-fabric

Austen comic books 2.0

Austen's eyes

On this day in 1817. . .

On the trail of great writers

Austen en français

Floor-to-ceiling Austen

 

February (8)

Context is everything

And another one bites the dust

Distinguishing marks

More pictures of Fanny

Dweeby Darcy

On this day in 1807. . . 

Money money money

Pictures of Fanny

 

January (9)

Ready for our closeup

Rabbie and Jane

Bronzing Austen

Austen by ear

Light a candle for Jane

Jane Austen, citizen of the world (Part II)

On this day in 1796. . .

Two down. . .

A whirlwind new year for Janeites

 

2016

December (10)

The Austen Catch-Up Project: The Jane Austen Cookbook

Big eyes, bigger emotions

Jane Austen, citizen of the world

On this day in 1798. . .

I spoke too soon!

Golden Tickets on the loose

Miss Bates, vindicated

Jane's fundraising

Oompa-Loompa

Mis-inspiration

 

November (8)

The Austen Catch-Up Project: Marrying Mr. Darcy

Giving thanks

On this day in 1800. . .

Travels in translation

It's raining Austen

The bottom line

Lerner leaves Chawton House

Cooking with Jane

 

October (9)

Janeite trick-or-treating

On this day in 1798. . . 

The Austen Catch-Up Project: Jocelyn Harris

JASNA, Emma and D.C.

Curricular matters

Jane Austen, college recruiter

Austen tunes

JA and QE

Twisted Austen?

 

September (9)

The Austen Catch-Up Project: Sarah Emsley

Augmented Janeite reality

Janeite demigod turns 80

Women's work, international edition

Spotlighted

Destination BookBench

On this day in 1816. . . 

Austen fights again

Pemberley survives, for now

 

August (9)

Treasures of the Brits

Austen must-sees

Rosenbach reading group

Travels with Jane

Pemberley in peril

The Austen Catch-Up Project: Collins Hemingway

Austen sleuthing

Sharing scholarship

Six degrees of Austen

 

July (8)

The Austen Catch-Up Project: Jane Juska

What the--?

The oast with the most

A Dear Jane letter

Austen on the Hill

Piece by piece

Worldwide Janeite partying

That Hamilton woman

 

June (9)

The Austen Catch-Up Project: Jenny Uglow

Austen's simple old songs

On this day in 1814. . .

Kitten pictures. Need I say more?

Crafting time

More Austen networking

My old Kentucky scone

Austen in Bedlam

Who you callin' unpublished?

 

May (9)

The Austen Catch-Up Project: Roy and Lesley Adkins

On this day in 1801. . .

Lining up for tickets

Touring Pemberley

Jane Austen: not a grammar nerd

Finishing the already finished

Eligible: Skyline chili and marshmallow fluff

Sanditon: Adapting Austen and Dobbs

Not quite Antiques Roadshow

 

April (8)

Austen stories on stage

On this day in 1811. . .

Two hundred candles for Charlotte

The Austen Catch-Up Project: John Halperin

Jane Austen Day in Philly

Talking Jane Austen fanfiction

Sanditon on screen

Janeite house-share

 

March (9)

The Austen Catch-Up Project: Elizabeth Jenkins

The end of a dry spell?

Color to win

Lip gloss meets hamentashen

Setting Mansfield Park to music

Vintage Arnie

Emma as imaginist

Getting it wrong, again

On this day in 1814. . . 

 

February (9)

The Austen Catch-Up Project: As If!

Supper time

Window shopping

Charlotte's bargain

Wedding season

Party like it's 1995

Meme-ing of Jane

On this day in 1813. . . 

I is for Intervention

 

January (8)

The Austen Catch-Up Project: Austentatious

Re-leash Mr. Darcy, please

Five, six -- who's counting?

Popcorn time for Janeites

It was (exactly) twenty years ago today. . .

A big anniversary, one year early

Now that's what I call book promotion

Kicking off the Austen Catch-Up Project

 

2015

December (9)

Ring in 2016 with Emma

The multi-faceted Mr. Woodhouse

The worst Christmas ever?

Happy birthday to Emma

Jane Austen's new career

Regency improv

The twelve-word Austen

Short or long, but not by Austen

Austen's living room

 

November (9)

On this day in 1814. . .

Pass the potatoes

A very (expensive) Jane Austen Christmas

Voting Austen onto the island

Mis-Remembrance

Palatial fixer-upper sells at last

How dare you?

Walking Austen country

Famous non-friend likes Austen

 

October (9)

Jane-o'-lantern time

Keepin' it classy

James on Jane

Intro to Austen

Hint, hint

Guess who?

Jane Austen in the age of the hookup

Fun! Inspirational! But not Jane Austen!

Quenching that insatiable desire

 

September (8)

On this day in 1814. . .

Electing Lydia

Janeite retirement

Among the Janeites at the Eudora Welty Library

Teaching teens to love Austen

Books to flee by

That romantic lead-poisoning look

Jane Austen inside the lines

 

August (9)

The women we love (or love to hate)

Austen after After

On this day in 1805. . .

That sinking feeling

Austen tops another list

The improvement of the estate

Miss Price goes to Washington

Jane Austen, now with tabs

DFW/JA

 

July (9)

Malice and malware

When my ship comes in

Gone fishin'

May Jane be with you

It was 20 years ago today (almost). . . 

Recapturing Austen's physicality

On this day in 1816. . .

Good news about P&P&Z?

Online Austen and our Internet selves

 

June (9)

Dishing with BuJA

Jane Austen (dis)content

Jane Austen slept here

Celebrating Austen in Chawton

Books as mirrors

Book talk in Franklin Lakes, NJ

Austen, ambition and Emsley

All in the family

The Jane Austen diet plan

 

May (8)

Kissing in Jane Austen! Oh, my!

If your Mr. Right is Mr. Darcy

On this day in 1801. . .

Dollies for Janeites

Jane Austen meets Spinal Tap

What's in a name?

Mr. Darcy's six-pack

Cassandra's grief

 

April (9)

Mr. Darcy revealed! (Or not)

On this day in 1817. . . 

Say a little prayer for me

Take a letter, Ms. Austen

The Austen Fiasco?

Austen at your fingertips

Go west, young Janeite

Calling all Austen nerds

A date with the zombies

 

March (9)

Cliffside paradise

On this day in 1817. . .

Pink covers, blue covers

Love letters and babies in bonnets

Smells Like Jane Spirit

Mr. Darcy, slave trader?

German Janeites at play

Teen Jane

Winnie, Lizzy and Camilla

 

February (8)

My suspicious mind. . . 

Fifty-One Shades of Jane

Unexpected Janeite

On this day in 1813. . . 

Fifty Shades of Jane?

Department of weird

Whit tries Jane

Not as happy as I deserve

 

January (9)

A promising cache

Austen animals

On this day in 1805. . .

Austen-era keyboarding

Unbelievable Austen truths

Meet the Janeites

Undead at last

Janeite on YouTube

A Jane Austen year

 

2014

December (9)

See under "J"

A Jane Austen Christmas

It's in the cards

You really shouldn't have

Another Jane Austen Day

The not-so-unseen letter

James on Jane

On the first day of Mr. Darcy. . .

Quirk's list

 

November (8)

Gobble, gobble

Jane Austen over tea

Austen first impressions

Nice or naff? You decide

Pemberley for sale

Darcy the one-tenth-of-one-percenter

One man's fandom. . .

Janeite fun with technology

 

October (9)

Trekkies in bonnets

Oh, those dear little women

Death comes to PBS

Must stop can't stop

Editing for Austen geeks

What I heard at the AGM

Montreal ahoy!

Austen in profile

Among the Janeites in "The Author's Corner"

 

September (9)

Austen schooling

Games Janeites play

Clone me, please

Pemberley downsizes

Jane votes yes

Another brick in the wall

Another Jane Austen sighting

In it for the money

Win a signed copy of Among the Janeites

 

August (8)

Bright college years

Pet Jane Austen Peeve #83:

  Movie Quotes Aren't Book Quotes

Announcing blog archives

Wearable books

Manga Lizzy

Jane Austen and babies: not so perfect together

In charge at the cottage

Happy first birthday to Among the Janeites

 

July (9)

Awesome mom, possibly a Janeite

Another Jane Austen movie?

Wha–?

Austen tops another list

The sun of our lives

Waxing Jane

My share in the conversation

The scandalous playwright of Mansfield

Strange business, indeed

 

June (9)

Jane Austen, imagined friend

Miss Manners, Janeite

Late arrival at the Janeite party

The Adventure of the Fading Copyright 

Ready for Lizzy?

Highlighting the highlighted

The complete Hubback, at last

Comma-counting across the centuries

Looking for love Down Under

 

May (9)

JA makes the cut

I’ll have what she’s having

Aux armes, citoyens!

Secret drinking with Jane Austen

Underwater Austen

Meet me at the corner of Austen and Bronte

Pop the champagne corks for Mansfield Park’s 200th

Belle arrives

**headdesk**

 

April (8)

Janeite heaven

Better late than never

Sleep under Jane Austen’s roof

Wearing Jane

Pet Jane Austen Peeve #37: Quoting Out of Context

Win big by reading Jane Austen

Life among the ruins

How to write like Austen

 

March (9)

Austen on the (Indian) small screen

It’s probably better in the original

P&P & quilts

Darcy in Lilliput

Timeless (and international) Austen

Another Janeite dream job

Janeites and Disney fans

Book talk in Cherry Hill, NJ

Postscript to “The Watsons in Winter”: Bless the Midwest!

 

February (8)

Goofy Austen News; or, Any Link to Jane Will Do 

Martin Amis: Saved by Jane Austen

Vicariously visiting Jane Austen’s England

Next book talk: Princeton, NJ

Wrapping up The Watsons in Winter

The Watsons in Winter: Jennifer Ready Bettiol

The Watsons in Winter: Eucharista Ward

The Watsons in Winter: Helen Baker

 

January (9)

The Watsons in Winter: Merryn Williams

The Watsons in Winter: Joan Aiken

The Watsons in Winter: David Hopkinson (“Another”)

The Watsons in Winter: John Coates

The Watsons in Winter: Edith Hubback Brown

The Watsons in Winter: L. Oulton

The Watsons in Winter: Catherine Hubback

The Watsons in Winter

It’s that time of year again

 

2013

December (9)

Jane Austen’s 2013

Happy holidays to me. . .

Christmas Anglophilia

Jane Austen movies: not the same as Jane Austen books

Happy 238th birthday

Another Janeite conversation

Janeite game-playing

Married to Mr. Darcy?

December events

 

November (10)

Giving thanks for Jane Austen

The dishes on Austen’s table

Skin-deep Austen-love

Cool new website: Book the Writer

Hello, Houston!

Among the Janeites on TV

Tiny Regency furniture

Gaming Jane Austen

Judging books by their covers

Picturing Austen

 

October (9)

Needling Jane

Dissed by the Austen Project

Among the Janeites roundup – international edition

Princeton, at last

Jane Austen, Jane Eyre. Whatever.

On stage in Philly

Approving of Emma Approved

Thanks, Ottawa!

Ottawa adventure

 

September (12)

Home again, and happy

Janeites in heaven

The Dress

Hey Jane

Jane Austen on the radio

Group read at Pemberley

Appearance tonight: Princeton Public Library

Letters about Jane

"Austenland”: Just plain bad

Aww. . .

Waiting for “Austenland”

Catfight on the moors?

 

August (21)

Sharpening my sword

Kids these days

Two more newspaper reviews

Janeite fantasy: Buy Cassandra’s Cup

Kirkus Reviews on Among the Janeites

Guest post at The Book Rat

Sanditon Summer: “Welcome to Sanditon”

Author Feast on Janeites

Among the Janeites in the press (online and off)

Regency fashion disasters: Newsday interview

The New York Times tests Janeite mettle

The Republic of Pemberley reads Among the Janeites

Among the Janeites in the Christian Science Monitor

Publication day – and publication-day publicity – for Among the Janeites

Among the Janeites on “The Brian Lehrer Show”

AustenBlog reviews Among the Janeites

Excerpt from Among the Janeites in Salon

Huffington Post on Among the Janeites

Austenprose loves Among the Janeites!

Among the Janeites at Roofbeam Reader

Champagne time

 

July (9)

Sanditon Summer: Jennifer Petkus

Sanditon Summer: Helen Marshall

Sanditon Summer: Anne Toledo

Sanditon Summer: Helen Baker

Sanditon Summer: Reginald Hill

Sanditon Summer: Donald Measham

Sanditon Summer: Juliette Shapiro

Sanditon Summer: Julia Barrett

Sanditon Summer: Rebecca Baldwin

 

June (8)

Sanditon Summer: Marie Dobbs

Sanditon Summer: Alice Cobbett

Sanditon Summer: Anna Austen Lefroy

Sanditon Summer

Minneapolis ahoy!

Germs and Jane

Jane Austen and homework

Beautiful Lizzy

 

May (9)

Back to Pemberley

Sex in Jane Austen

Jane Austen, by the book

Scones, redux

Welcome, Sanditon

Jane Austen in India

Can’t anyone kill this beast?

No scones here

Among the Janeites – available August 6

 

April (5)

Good news!

Jane Austen – not a game theorist

Bittersweet Sanditon

Friends don’t let friends miss out on Jane Austen

Austen and Boston

 

March (2)

The gratifications of delayed gratification

A little bit of pasteboard

 

February (1)

Anniversaries and explanations

 

 

 

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