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  2. Jane Austen's parents, George (1731–1805), an Anglican rector, and his wife Cassandra (1739–1827), were members of the landed gentry. George was descended from wool manufacturers who had risen to the lower ranks of the gentry, and Cassandra was a member of the Leigh family of Adlestrop and Longborough, with connections to the Leigh Baronetcy of Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.

  3. Author of some of the most highly regarded and widely read novels written in English, Jane Austen was nearly unknown as a novelist during her lifetime (1775 – 1817). The daughter of an English clergyman, she briefly attended boarding school with her sister.

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    Mafia!, also known as Jane Austen's Mafia!, is a 1998 American comedy film directed by Jim Abrahams and starring Jay Mohr, Lloyd Bridges (in one of his final films), Olympia Dukakis and Christina Applegate. The film spoofs Francis Ford Coppola's Godfather series and various other mafia films, notably Martin Scorsese's Casino (1995).

  5. Jane Austen’s three early novels form a distinct group in which a strong element of literary satire accompanies the comic depiction of character and society. Sense and Sensibility tells the story of the impoverished Dashwood sisters. Marianne is the heroine of “sensibility”—i.e., of openness and enthusiasm. She becomes infatuated with the attractive John Willoughby, who seems to be a ...

  6. Jul 22, 2022 · In fact, there have been very few blabbermouth, alcoholic, bitchy, self-pitying female admirals in history. But there have been many women like Jane Austen's Anne, the Anne found in the pages of Persuasion. Netflix rejected that Anne. That self-sacrificing, self-abnegating, nurturing, loving, quiet, Christian, domestic Anne.

  7. Jul 13, 2022 · Jane Austen’s Persuasion Meets the Girlboss Era. ... By the end of Persuasion, Anne sides with those who work for a living, and against her self-obsessed father and snobbish sisters. In Netflix ...

  8. Jul 15, 2022 · Unlike Austen heroines before her (in Sense And Sensibility and Pride And Prejudice), the Regency-era Anne Elliot (Johnson) doesn’t particularly like her snooty sisters, vapid beauty Elizabeth ...