Our Mutual Friend

Our Mutual Friend

I can’t believe the entire movie was about stalking. Everyone stalked. In fact, it seems that the only form of love before marriage is stalking. I never really figured out why it was called "our mutual friend" other than the serendipitous relations...

Mansfield Park 1983

I watched the 1983 miniseries of Mansfield Park at work. Which is pretty extensive because it is 6 parts, all an hour. It’s pretty good in the way that it is almost exactly the book. Noteworthy moments: Edmund looks kind of strange. Fanny is pretty ugly. And Mr....

Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict

That is a title of a book, by the way. Mom bought it for me as a joke, and since I have been reading heavy stuff about morality and god, the gothic south, and governesses, I thought that I’d read this modern piece of fluff, just for a change in pace. Premise:...

Mansfield Park

I actually finished Mansfield Park a while ago. I wait a little to let it stew, and then I forget about it. So, I finally read the novel. Mansfield Park was the last complete Jane Austen that I haven’t read, and, let me tell you, I was apprehensive about it. I...