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Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Jane Austen's Copied Music Manuscripts Now Available Online via University of Southampton >>

One of history's most astounding authors, Jane Austen, was a well-to-do woman of her time, capable of learning and performing music for family and friends at a moment's notice. With that, Austen hand-copied plenty of compositions into her personal collection--which has now been made available online thanks to the University of Southampton.

Can Sense and Sensibility Exist in the Age of Lady Gaga?

Can Sense and Sensibility Exist in the Age of Lady Gaga? >>

Jane Austen's novel 'Sense and Sensibility' gave the world indelible images of these two distinct personality types. "Sense" is what you might think. But "Sensibility" is a word that has lost its meaning over time. Perhaps the best definition today would be romantic idealism, or emotional sensitivity.

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