When Emma Thompson Pretended To Be Jane Austen
"Mrs. Hall, of Sherborne, was brought to bed yesterday of a dead child, some weeks before she expected, owing to a fright. I suppose she happened unawares to look at her husband."
Jane Austen, in a letter to her sister Cassandra (October 27, 1798)
dead baby jokes by jane austen
“Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.” - Emma
#check ur privilege
Show me a good BBC period piece and I will show you an insurmountable obsessive compulsion to dote over a six hour series for far longer than my sanity should allow. Over the last week I’ve watched Pride and Prejudice*…
Five of her novels featured a sex scandal of some sorts, and the sixth, a dick joke.
What were you saying about Jane Austen again…?
But, yeah, no, you guys. She’s totally all prim and proper, and all her characters are all prim and proper, and have no connection to the present world at all.
lol, i love you guys, you just GET it
it’s just a dirty kinda night
Dame Judi Dench, who had a supporting role in the film as Catherine de Bourg, had more time off set and was often found embroidering pillows.
“She makes these beautifully intricate needlepoint pieces and you kind of seeing these words materialize during the shoot like ‘You’re a fucking shit,’ or ‘You’re a cunt,’” MacFayden laughs. “This is the absolute gospel! They do anything to relieve the boredom. They’re not staid in any way.”
am i reading this right!? awesome