How to Speak Like Jane Austen and Live Like Elizabeth Bennet
Your Guide to Livelier Language and A Lovelier LifestyleeBook - 2013
Can't get enough of Pride or Prejudice in book or movie form? Captivated by Austen's entertaining repartee and Elizabeth's enlightened living? Do you despair at having to put down the novel or step away from the DVD? Despair no more! How to Speak Like Jane Austen and Live Like Elizabeth Bennet - a delightfully inventive interpretation of all things Pride and Prejudice - translates the language of Austen and the lifestyle of Elizabeth into easy-to-embrace guidelines for 21st century living, making it possible to talk like Jane and act like Elizabeth - anytime, anyplace. Just in time for the 200th anniversary of the 1813 publication of the novel, faithful followers of Pride and Prejudice now have a way to bring the timeless eloquence of Jane Austen and the inspired enlightenment of Elizabeth Bennet into their everyday lives. Much like Austen and Elizabeth, How to Speak Like Jane Austen and Live Like Elizabeth Bennet takes a sometimes lighthearted, sometimes serious, approach to the parlance and pace of Pride and Prejudice. Part I, "How to Speak Like Jane Austen," is an entertaining resource, translating 21st century words, phrases and sentiments into their Pride and Prejudice counterparts, making it easy to introduce the author's language into contemporary conversation. A more serious interpretation of Elizabeth's lifestyle is contained in Part II, "How to Live Like Elizabeth Bennet," which distills the heroine's circumspect and circumscribed existence into simple precepts for modern living. Part III, "What Would Lizzie Do?," puts the enjoyment of the language and the inspiration of the lifestyle together in a lighthearted imagining of a more Austen-sounding and Elizabeth-acting way of life. Whether you read Kaelyn Caldwell's book from start to finish, or dip back and forth into portions that interest you most, How to Speak Like Jane Austen and Live Like Elizabeth Bennet offers fans a way to adopt Austen's lively language and Elizabeth's lovely lifestyle as their own.
Publisher: [United States] : BookBaby : Made available through hoopla, 2013.
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