Jane Austen

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Welsh mansion that inspired Wordsworth and Coleridge on the verge of collapse
Piercefield House, a Grade II-listed mansion that may have been the prototype for Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, is now ‘seriously distressed’

James Tapper

16, Sep, 2023 @3:14 PM

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‘I can’t stress how much BookTok sells’: teen literary influencers swaying publishers
TikTok recommendations are driving sales and launching authors’ careers as the social media app continues to reshape the industry

David Barnett

06, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘A voice from the past’: harp played by Jane Austen’s cousin sings again
Musician restores 250-year-old instrument of writer’s cousin, who is said to have inspired Mansfield Park character Mary Crawford

Steven Morris

11, Jun, 2023 @9:41 AM

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What Jane Austen taught me about male loneliness | Joseph Earp
What if men aren’t lonely in defiance of their status as oppressors – what if they’re lonely because of that status?

Joseph Earp

11, Jun, 2023 @12:00 AM

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Top 10 aunts in fiction
So often defying the conventions of their age, these inspiring figures are also dependable boons for nephews and nieces in books by authors from Jane Austen to JK Rowling

Annabelle Thorpe

26, Apr, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Hilary Mantel was working on ‘mashup’ of Jane Austen novels before her death
Wolf Hall trilogy author remembered at memorial service at Southwark cathedral on Thursday

Harriet Sherwood

20, Apr, 2023 @5:46 PM

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Grim truth that tarnishes Drumlanrig’s treasures | Brief letters
Brief letters: Drumlanrig’s riches | Slavery and Austen | Existential T-shirts

24, Mar, 2023 @5:48 PM

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Rachel Parris: ‘Standup would have terrified me – the piano was a good comfort blanket’
The comic on hecklers, pre-show rituals, Jane Austen puns and her childhood heroes

Interview by Liam Pape

20, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Rare early letter from Jane Austen to her sister will go on public display
Author showcases her dry wit in little-seen 1798 letter detailing her hats, household chores and chicken dinners

Sarah Shaffi

17, Mar, 2023 @3:35 PM

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Top 10 cads in fiction | Charlotte Vassell
Dangerously handsome young men carelessly ruining women’s lives are a rarer breed than they were. But their hatefulness still makes compelling reading

Charlotte Vassell

22, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Who’s going to be triggered by Northanger Abbey? It’s hardly Game of Thrones | Catherine Bennett
Greenwich University is warning students to prepare themselves for the ‘toxic friendships’ Jane Austen satirises in her novel

Catherine Bennett

05, Feb, 2023 @7:30 AM

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OMG! It’s Jane Austen... the TikTok generation embraces new heroine
Two hundred years on, Austen’s take on the pressures of friendship and love is winning over young readers

David Barnett

29, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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