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  • Deborah Yaffe
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  • 23 November 2018
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Among the Janeites Read & Download à eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB For anyone who has ever loved a Jane Austen novel a warm and witty look at the passionate thriving world of Austen fandomThey walk among us in their bonnets and Empire waist gowns clutching their souvenir tote bags and battered paperbacks the Janeites Jane Austen's legion of devoted fans Who are these obsessed admirers whose passion has transformed Austen from classic novelist to pop culture phenomenon Deborah Yaffe j There are Trekkies and Potterheads and Twifans but nothing in the pop culture universe can compare to the passion dedication and eccentricity of a Janeite I know this because I am oneFor the benefit of the un indoctrinated a Janeite is a fan of English author Jane Austen 1775 1817 who wrote six novels before her untimely death at age 41 Many have read Pride and Prejudice for a school assignment and then moved on Others like myself and former journalist Deborah Yaffe were so enchanted by her humor characters and Regency world that we read not only her major works but everything she wrote juvenilia minor works novella fragments and letters That was not enough We were compelled to become her fansIn Among the Janeites a new nonfiction book to be released next week by Mariner Books Yaffe boldly ventures into the land of Janeites to discover what makes them tick and why they feel an intensely personal affection for the writer and her bookswhom they often call Jane as if she were a neighbor whose kitchen door they could knock on to borrow a cup of sugar Yaffe s journalist background gives her the perfect training for such a task striving to form an impression of what it is like to live with the obsession and tease out some common threads that weave this diverse array of individuals into a community And tease she does interviewing and meeting a wide range of her fans traveling to England for a Jane Austen pilgrimage to her homes and haunts and attending Jane Austen Society of North America JASNA Annual General Meetings in Portland Oregon and Fort Worth TexasAfter the lively introduction which explores her motivations for writing the book it is broken down into three parts much like dramatic structure of Austen s three volume novels Within the ten chapters one or two different personalities in the Janeite world are featured as an example of the diversity of Austen s fans and how they express their passion First we meet Regency fashion aficionados Baronda Bradley and seamstress Maureen O Connor and learn all about corsets pelisses and the lives of these two fashionistas Multimillionaire Cisco founder and Chawton House Library creator Sandy Lerner has her share of the conversation in a chapter called Sandy s Pemberley writers Pamela Aidan and Linda Berdol are included in the chapter on Jane Austen fanfiction and Austen scholar Devoney Looser rattles the ivory tower of academia by admitting to Austen fandom and expressing it with the roller derby persona Stone Cold Austen in The Knowledge Business While many of the chapters contain a combination of personalities The Jane Austen Code contains only one the uniue and outspoken Arnie Perlstein whose way out theories on the shadow stories within Austen s novels an underpinning of subtext to sex hidden pregnancies and other sordid tidbits litter Austen s narrative We understand Who else could Yaffe possibly pair with such a character In Austen Therapy we meet Christine Shih and Phyllis Ferguson Bottomer who are proponents of using Austen to help borderline personality disorder and autistic patients then we learn about the creation of JASNA by founders Joan Austen Leigh and Jack Grey in Talking Jane Austen and relive the creation of the Republic of Pemberley the online haven for Austen addicts with co founders Myretta Robens and Amy Bellinger in Austennet The book s denouement culminates at the 2011 JASNA Annual General Meeting in Fort Worth where the newly corseted author attends scholarly talks shops in the Regency Emporium and exhibits her new frock while dancing to Mr Beveridge s Maggot Janeites are rational people perfectly capable of drawing firm lines between fiction and reality and yet that distinction seems to melt into insignificance when they begin thinking about Jane Austen s characters p xxiAnd think we doand have our share of the conversationand express our decided opinions in so many diverse ways Like Austen and her finely drawn characters Yaffe has chosen her cast of players in Among the Janeites so well There are your Mr Darcy like heroes and Elizabeth Bennet like feisty heroines but there are also many poignant stories of individuals that make this book so much than an opportunity to be Mrs Elton name dropping and rubbing the right elbows Yaffe is a talented writer whose lively eye and measured humor permeates like brandy in this Austen trifle cutting through the thick cloying cream We are served up all of the uirks and eccentricities of what comes with obsessive fandom yet she never chides or looks down her nose at any faction Her wit and humor really shine In the second chapter entitled Walking Where Jane Walked she ventures on an Austen tour to England Here we experience first hand her observational skills and dry wit as she describes her reactions to the sites and people she meets in London Lyme Regis Bath Chawton and Winchester where Austen died and was buried in the great cathedral As their group assembles for a solemn graveside ceremony conducted by an Anglican priest JASNA president Iris Lutz hands each of the group a thornless irony here pink rose to be placed in a vase on a nearby wall She was not moved at all feeling too crowded for reflection This is a club asks an American tourist in a leopard print coat Or what are you guys p 34 HA Good uestion You will have than a passing notion after you finish this exploration of how Janeites are born and express their passion Among the Janeites is a delightfully entertaining and perceptive romp with Jane Austen s disciples I laughed so hard I startled my cat dropped a stitch in my knitting and turned over my cup of Captain Wentworth tea Anyone who is amused by sub culture insights and the human propensity for healthy and not so admirationaddiction will find themselves turning off their Candy Crush Saga game or the upteenth viewing of Downton Abbey and reading into the wee hours of the night Yaffe is as an astute observer of human nature and its intricacies as the great master herselfLaurel Ann Austenprosecom el-danubio-en-bicicleta-de-donauechingen-a-viena-bici-map in their bonnets and Empire waist gowns clutching their souvenir tote bags and battered paperbacks the Janeites Jane Austen's legion of devoted fans Who are these obsessed admirers whose passion has transformed Austen from classic novelist to pop culture phenomenon Deborah Yaffe j There are Trekkies and Potterheads and Twifans but nothing john-derian-picture-book in the pop culture universe can compare to the passion 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Among the Janeites Read & Download à eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ournalist and Janeite sets out to answer this uestion exploring the remarkable endurance of Austen's stories the unusual zeal that their author inspires and the striking cross section of lives she has touchedAlong the way Yaffe meets a Florida lawyer with a byzantine theory about hidden subtexts in the novels a writer of Austen fan fiction who found her own Mr Darcy while reimagining Pride and Prejudice and a lit prof I loved this book I would re read it and I recommend it for anyone with an interest in Jane Austen and what Jane Austen has become in our current popular cultureI am a lifelong reader of Austen belong to JASNA and am currently the co coordinator of my local regional JASNA chapter I have attended an AGM and I will be attending the next one in September I have read the novels several times I have a couple of different print versions of each I have them all in audiobook form and I have copies of most of the movies and miniseries I have a Jane Austen Action Figure I am a Janeite I thought Deborah Yaffe s journey through Austen fandom her examination of the many facets of the fandom and her portraits of the people past and present she encountered there was very well written and extremely readable She shows deep knowledge of her subject and her writing is informative lively and at times very humorous I especially liked the chapter on the JASNA AGM in Fort Worth I attended that one and thought her reporting of it was dead on This is a wonderful book It is a fast read very well done and very enjoyable It is well worth your time

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Among the Janeites Read & Download à eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Essor whose roller derby nom de skate is Stone Cold Jane Austen Yaffe goes where Janeites gather joining a pilgrimage to historic sites in Britain chatting online with fellow fans and attending the annual ball of the Jane Austen Society of North America in period costume Part chronicle of a vibrant literary community part memoir of a lifelong love Among the Janeites is a funny touching meditation on the nature of fand I must confess at the outset that I have never read one of Jane Austin s novels Neither have I seen one of the movies based on any of her novels Perhaps I am missing something but with only limited time I choose to stay with those genres I know I likeHowever long ago I discovered the importance of knowing something about Jane Austin and her novels I enjoy conversations with intelligent women and I know that there is no better way to a lady s mind than through Jane Austin That lovely lady that a man wishes to know may have little if any interest in her admirer But he need only mention Jane Austin or one of the characters in one of her novels especially Mr Darcey and he has her admiring attentionThose who admire Jane Austin s novels to the point of what some might call obsession are the subject of Deborah Yaffe s delightful book Among the Janeites A Journey through the World of Jane Austen Fandom Mariner Books 2013 They are both men and women who have read a novel or watched a movie or a miniseries based on one of the novels They catch a kind of Austen virus for which there is no cure So they treat the symptoms by attending meetings of one the Jane Austin societies that can be found around the world They dress up in regency costumes They go on pilgrimages to sites associated with Jane Austen s life or even to sites associated with one or of the movies or miniseries based on the novelsMs Yaffe introduces us to some of the many colorful characters who proudly identify themselves as Janeites My favorite Janeite among the many that Ms Yaffe introduces the reader to is Sandy Lerner Ms Lerner is a kookie hippie sort of entrepreneur who made a fortune that enabled her to indulge her obsession without limits She purchased Chawton House where Jane Austen once lived sight unseen for just under 2 million She then spent an additional several million rescuing the house from collapse A newscaster once asked her if she was eccentric I am now that I am rich she answered I used to be just weird Ms Yaffe s style of writing helps convey the fun and excitement of those lovingly referred to as the Janeites She mentions again and again a scene from Pride and Prejudice starring Colin Firth as Mr Darcy in which Firth as Mr Darcy appears in a wet shirt It is a scene known to make many feminine members of the audience all hot and bothered The Janeites of which Yoffe writes and of which she is a member are not any different than those who fill the ranks of the Baker Street Irregulars who dress up in their deer slayer hats and carry around a Sherlock Holmes calabash pipe They are individuals of all sorts who have fallen in love with a particular fictional character and wish to share their passion with others of similar taste May they live long and prosper


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