Production[ edit ] Conception and adaptation[ edit ] "It's like dot-to-dot. There are documented facts and we've joined the dots in our own Austenesque landscape. Bernstein agreed to adapt the work, believing that it depicted "a pivotal relationship in Jane Austen's early life that was largely unknown to the public.
Which is what I did last week. But watching the hearings just wrecked me. And that video of Trump mocking Dr. Ford while his followers laughed and clapped made me want to…. But not quite like this. Here are a few of the many things I learned on my trip, in convenient listicle form.
My walk-to-the-march pal 1. Camaraderie is good for what ails you. Not that many people are able to drop everything and go to DC on a weekday. And while I did manage to meet up with a DC-based friend a little later on, for most of the day I was on my own—but never lonely.
I had great conversations with several strangers. This has been especially traumatic for sexual assault survivors. But seeing and hearing from so many survivors, in one place, was quite stunning.
There were a lot of tears. A lot of hugs. She had to tell him, she said. She had to make him understand why she was doing this—especially if she ended up arrested or on the news.
She took my breath away.
Hardcore activists are amazing. Most people at the protest were, like me, just there for the day. But others have been in DC demonstrating, organizing and talking to legislators for weeks. Some work for nonprofits that champion causes. Others draw on their own time and resources.
Either way, they are smart, savvy, fierce and incredibly well-organized. Women of color figure prominently.
One of my favorite moments of the day was when one of the lead organizers announced that the original plan to fill the capitol was off because the police had barricaded it off. You might have seen the coverage on the news. The floor of the atrium of the Hart Senate building.
This was after most of the protesters had been cleared, but tons of people including me still cheered from the floors above. Some of the senate offices had signs of support in their windows. There are men in this fight, too. It was actually better than I expected.
And I was incredibly moved by this video I later saw of line of men blocking the street in front of the Supreme Court. Sure, it would be if there were an equal number of men and women in this fight.
There was only one thing that really pissed me off that day besides, you know, the reason we were there: McConnell has the votes.
You should be canvassing and making calls to get out the vote for Democrats. First of all, the vast majority of people there probably already do GOTV work regularly.Mar 09, · Watch video · The year is and young Jane Austen is a feisty year-old and emerging writer who already sees a world beyond class and commerce, beyond pride and prejudice, and dreams of doing what was then nearly unthinkable - marrying for love/10(K).
To view this video download Flash Player I like the Becoming Jane soundtrack. My only disappointment is it didn't include my favorite song of the movie, a song by Henry Percell that was in a dance scene.
I even went to searching for the Henry Percell song & found one, but it is not slow like on the movie & I do not like it. /5(36). should’ve been a great year for me. In my second year living in New York, I was finally feeling settled in my apartment, social network, and PhD program.
A life-long Jane Austen fan, and one who re-reads her books frequently, I have also read several of the most noted Jane Austen biographies, and have found this .
It’s the kind of epitomic, sunbaked February day in southern California that makes the rest of the country seethe with jealousy, and Jane Seymour is spending it engaged in the sort of summertime activities—wading in her pool-adjacent hot tub that overlooks the Pacific Ocean, sipping on white wine with a lunch of salmon so rosy in color Thomas Keller himself would approve—that make.
Aug 02, · "Becoming Jane" is a movie every Janeite will want to see, although many will not approve of it. My quarrel involves what this film thinks Jane is 'becoming': A woman, or a novelist?
writing with a beautiful quill pen in a stylish script and gazing out at a beautiful pastoral view, like an illustration for a Regency edition of the 3/5.