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Studio 360

Aha Moment: Jane Austen & Clueless

Thursday, January 08, 2015

A TV writer learned about love — and how to write a great love story — from the novels of Jane Austen.

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Selected Shorts

I Dated Jane Austen

Friday, October 24, 2014

The title says it all in TC Boyle's absurd fantasy, "I Dated Jane Austen."

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Writers on the Art of Writing

Friday, October 24, 2014

Molly Giles, Etgar Keret, Joan Didion and TC Boyle on the art of writing.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: All Tangled Up

Friday, November 15, 2013

Guest host Wyatt Cenac presents tangled tales by T.C. Boyle, Thomas Meehan, and Jane Austen--in twenty tweets.  Really.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Jo Baker's Novel Longbourn

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Jo Baker talks about reimagining Pride and Prejudice in her novel Longbourn. In her version, the servants take center stage, taking us beyond the drawing rooms of Jane Austen’s classic into the often overlooked domain of the housekeeper and kitchen maid, highlighting the daily particulars faced by the lower classes in Regency England during the Napoleonic Wars.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Jane Austen Superfans

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Deborah Yaffe, journalist, self-proclaimed "Janeite" and the author of Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen Fandom (Mariner Books, 2013) discusses the passionate world of Jane Austen fans and what it says about fanaticism in general.

Event: Deborah Yaffe will speak about the book at the Princeton Public Library on September 12 at 7 p.m.

→Jane Austen's books on Project Gutenberg

→Jane Austen fansite, The Republic of Pemberley

 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Veteran Issues; NYPD On Tape; Jane Austen Super Fans

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

WNYC politics reporter Brigid Bergin talks about the Campaign Finance Board’s decision to prohibit mayoral candidate John Liu from receiving public matching funds, and what that means for his campaign. Plus: Kelly McEvers, NPR’s Beirut bureau chief, discusses her reporting in Syria; Tom Tarantino of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America talks about its 2013 veterans survey and the issues veterans face; Village Voice writer and author Graham Rayman on his new book The NYPD Tapes: A Shocking Story of Cops, Cover-Ups, and Courage; and a story about super passionate fans of Jane Austen and what it says about fanatics in general. 

The Leonard Lopate Show

Patricia T. O’Conner on Jane Austen's English

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Our word maven, Patricia T. O’Conner, talks about the many contributions Jane Austen made to the English language. She’ll also answer questions about language and grammar.

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Freakonomics Radio

Jane Austen, Game Theorist

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

What does "Pride and Prejudice" have to do with nuclear deterrence?

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Studio 360

Nobody Puts Jane Austen in a Corner

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

It's Friday night, and I'm sweating on the dance floor. Am I at some chic nightclub? Not exactly. Instead of a techno beat, the sounds of fiddles, guitars, recorder, dulcimer, and banjo hang in the air.

Okay, I confess: I love Contra dancing. It's a rowdy mix ...

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Woman’s Wit: Jane Austen’s Life and Legacy

Friday, January 15, 2010

Declan Kiely, Robert H. Taylor Curator, and Clara Drummond, Assistant Curator, Morgan Library and Museum, discuss the exhibition "A Woman’s Wit: Jane Austen’s Life and Legacy." The exhibition showcases Jane Austen's (1775–1817) distinctive voice and explores why she and her writing continue to enthrall and inspire us ...

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Features

Witty Women Take Center Stage

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Take a break from arguing whether Colin Firth or Matthew McFayden was the hotter Mr. Darcy. You can get a huge dose of Jane Austen love at the Morgan Library.

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Studio 360

Aha Moment: Jane Austen

Friday, May 02, 2008

Gina Fattore writes for Showtime's racy "Californication," but she learned about love from Jane Austen. Fattore was a newspaper copy editor when she saw "Clueless" (a Beverly Hills version of Austen's "Emma") and decided to change her path. Produced by Studio 360's

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