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Austen vs. Brontë is a literary thunderdome! Listen each week as Lauren and Hannah compare and contrast the lives, work and fandoms of the Jane Austen and the Brontë sisters.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 120 Ratings

Austen vs. Brontë is a literary thunderdome! Listen each week as Lauren and Hannah compare and contrast the lives, work and fandoms of the Jane Austen and the Brontë sisters.

    Best Reads of 2022, pt2: Jane Austen and the Porter Sisters w/Devoney Looser and Nikki Payne

    Best Reads of 2022, pt2: Jane Austen and the Porter Sisters w/Devoney Looser and Nikki Payne

    This week, we’re talking about forgotten novelists, scandalous carriage rides, and Jane Austen with two of our favorite authors. First up, Devoney Looser tells us more about Jane and Maria Porter, the subjects of her nonfiction book Sister Novelists: The Trailblazing Sisters, Who Paved The Way for Austen and the Brontës. And later, we are joined by Nikki Payne, who discusses her modern Austen retelling Pride and Protest.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Best Reads of 2022, pt1: Louisa & Emily, Romance Reads, and Old Iron Press

    Best Reads of 2022, pt1: Louisa & Emily, Romance Reads, and Old Iron Press

    In this action-packed episode, we discuss our favorite reads of 2022, YOUR favorite reads of 2022, and interview some very special literary guests. First up - authors Lorraine Tosiello and Jane Cavolina discuss their book, "The Bee and the Fly: The Improbable Correspondence of Louisa May Alcott and Emily Dickinson". Roseann Backlin from Love’s Sweet Arrow recommends some romance novels we should pick up in 2023, and Eliza Tudor from Old Iron Press talks about retooled classics and the books she loved reading this year.

    • 59 min

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4.8 out of 5
120 Ratings

120 Ratings

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Funny, Riveting, and Informative!

This podcast is so wonderful! The hosts are super funny and the show has an amazing balance between fun, humor, and authenticity and academic rigor. Each episode covers so much ground while still being accessible for both lit novices and experts. The hosts are also extremely passionate about the subjects they discuss. I love it so much! I highly recommend! My favorite literature podcast ever!

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