After the Wedding: The Real Bing Lee – Ep: 5

Jane: Are you sure you know what you’re doing? Lizzie: I’ve seen Charlotte work this thing like a thousand times. There. Jane: I’m sure the internet’s going to appreciate a close up of your boobs. I hope Dad’s not watching these. Lizzie: Ahh! Anyway, Charlotte can edit this part out before she posts it. Charlotte. […]

Proposals and Marriage in Jane Austen’s Novels

What’s the most important thing in a Jane Austen novel? Some might say, often complainingly, ‘oh it’s all about getting married.’ And so it is, of course. She writes comedies. Comedies end in marriage. She writes about a society in which, for many people, for many young women, getting married is the most important thing […]