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Jane Austen Canadiana

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A collection of CanLit with Austen inspo. Because some things are timeless!
Ayesha At Last

Ayesha At Last

A Novel
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged : humorous

Soon to be a major motion picture by Warner Brothers Entertainment and Pascal Pictures

Pride and Prejudice with a modern twist—a feel-good, laugh-out-loud comedy of love where you least expect it

Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a poet have been set aside for a teaching job so she can pay off her debts to her wealthy uncle. She lives with her boisterous Muslim family and is always being reminded that her flighty younger cousin, Hafsa, is close to rejecting her one hundredth …

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Molly of the Mall

Molly of the Mall

Literary Lass & Purveyor of Fine Footwear
edition:eBook
also available: Audiobook
tagged : literary, humorous

WINNER of the 2020 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour!
Aspiring novelist Molly MacGregor’s life is strikingly different from a literary heroine's. Named for one of literature’s least romantic protagonists, Moll Flanders, Molly lives in Edmonton, a city she finds irredeemably unromantic, where she writes university term papers instead of novels, and sells shoes in the Largest Mall on Earth. There she seeks the other half of her young life's own matched pair. Delightfully whimsical, Hei …

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Jane Austen's Transatlantic Sister

Jane Austen's Transatlantic Sister

The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen
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also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged : literary

In 1807, genteel, Bermuda-born Fanny Palmer (1789-1814) married Jane Austen's youngest brother, Captain Charles Austen, and was thrust into a demanding life within the world of the British navy. Experiencing adventure and adversity in wartime conditions both at sea and onshore, the spirited and resilient Fanny travelled between and lived in Bermuda, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and England. After crossing the Atlantic in 1811, she ingeniously made a home for Charles and their daughters aboard a working …

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Cozy Classics: Pride and Prejudice

Cozy Classics: Pride and Prejudice

edition:Hardcover
tagged : words

Classics never go out of style-that's what makes them classic. Cozy Classics is a new board book series that presents well-loved stories to children aged 0+. Every classic in the series will be condensed to 12 baby-friendly words, and each word will appear alongside a photograph of needle felted objects. Pride and Prejudice is a timeless romance about how a bad first impression can turn into love, and one of the world's most beloved classics. Now this classic can be shared with your youngest chi …

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Jane Austen Sings the Blues

Jane Austen Sings the Blues

edition:Paperback
tagged : essays

Bruce Stovel championed Jane Austen studies and blues music with equal measures of expertise and passion. The outpouring of affection at the celebration of Bruce's life and at a subsequent musical tribute inspired the plan for a book that would celebrate Bruce as teacher, Austen scholar, and blues aficionado. Jane Austen Sings the Blues gathers essays by established Austen scholars (Margaret Drabble, Isobel Grundy, Juliet McMaster, and Peter Sabor) and some of his exemplary students, together wi …

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Jane Austen & Company

Jane Austen & Company

Collected Essays
by Bruce Stovel
edited by Nora Foster Stovel
introduction by Juliet McMaster
afterword by Isobel Grundy
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Here we come to know Jane Austen by the company she keeps: her predecessors Fielding, Sterne, Lennox, and Burney, her contemporary Scott, and her successors Waugh and Amis-comic novelists all. And comedy is the connection between these twelve elegant essays by the distinguished academic Bruce Stovel, who most lovingly engages Austen herself through his studies of her comic novels, her art of conversation, her pleasure principle, and her prayers. Edited by Nora Foster Stovel, the collection inclu …

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Jane Austen Marriage Manual

Jane Austen Marriage Manual

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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Kate Shaw, an acting beauty editor for a fashion magazine, has just been told that her services are no longer required. Through no fault of her own, she finds herself single, homeless and in desperate need to help her family survive its own financial and emotional crises. Known for her love of all things Jane Austen, Kate is given a freelance gig that changes everything: to research whether it is possible, in these modern times—and at a certain age—to marry well.

What starts as an article qui …

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The Man Who Loved Jane Austen

The Man Who Loved Jane Austen

edition:Paperback
tagged : literary

After fictional excursions abroad to Germany, France, Scotland, Italy, Africa, and Australia, and back to the 1920s, the nineteenth century, and the Middle Ages, Ray Smith has come home to English Montreal in the 1990s. The Man Who Loved Jane Austen is a penetrating story of a Montreal with only the lingering effervescence of its past, a Montreal of loss, or regret, of sadness. A Montreal where nationalism corrodes every event, every relationship, every soul. A Montreal of lies and betrayal.

Smit …

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