Rural England, Jane Austen, Mr. Darcy and the Bennet sisters…
Let's take you to one touring places that were part of life and creativity the famous British writer.
Whoever has read at least one book written by Jane Austen has wandered off thoughts to rual England, wyoung ladies mind then, twas only one: how to get married well!
Jane Austen – one of the UK's greatest writers
This was also taken care of by 21-year-old Jane as she wrote her own and the most famous novel “Pride and Prejudice” (Pride and prejudice).
The work of the wise Elizabeth Bennett and the proud Darcy, who was initially called “First Impressions”, is considered today one of the most popular literary works in the world.
When Jane handed it over for print in 1797, the publisher rejected the novel. It should have passed for 16 years so that someone finally accepts this work.
Modern story adaptations awaited us in the famous romantic comedy Diary of Bridget Jones, a Bollywood version of the book, and a weird spin-off accomplishment involving zombies.
Jane Austen – Shaped modern and independent heroines
Interestingly, although the whole of British society has changed a lot since then, her heroines were fashionable back then, of a very independent spirit and mind, and educated and engaged.
Of course, tis a romance without which her novels would not surely attract so many fans. We also add the fact that each her novel also conveyed fairy-tale English landscapes, and the special buildings and places that you can still visit today if the route leads you to the UK.
Here are some places that might be on your to-do list …
Church of St. St. Nicholas Church in Stiventon, Hampshire
Almost every novel written by Jane Austen, it ends with a wedding scene.
Given that Austin had lived in this place for 25 years, it made sense that he would church cv. Nicholas at Stephenton is her inspiration to choose the place in which the couple in love will say “yes”.
It was built in the early 13th century in Norman style, with walls three feet thick and medieval paintings. Austin is wise during her life in Steventon, she wrote most of her most famous works – Pride and Prejudice, Reason and Sensibility, and Mansfield Park.
Chatsworth House in Derbyshire
Before Downton Abbey was established, the far more famous “book” palace was the Darcy House, famous Pamberli, in which Elizabeth Bennett fell under the charm of aristocrats.
For this home, many believe it is served by the sumptuous palace of the Quetsworth House (Chatsworth House — home of the Duke and Duchess of Cavendish and their 16 generations) visited by Jane in one period.
Interestingly, one of the nthe most famous movie versions of the novel, from 2005., in which Elizabeth plays Kira Knightley, taken just in this palace.
Today is Chatsworth turned into a museum that has 30 rooms, an impressive hall resembling Roman palaces, decorated Victorian garden and private art collection which features dramatic neoclassical sculptures depicted in a Hollywood film.
Manydown Farm Shop in Basingstoke, Hampshire
Not far from the town of Basingstoke is Manydown Park, wAustin danced her first dance with the courtier Tom Lefroy, who later became Chief Justice of Ireland.
Six years later, Austin became involved again a romantic affair after receiving a proposal from the wealthy Harris Big-Witters, whose family owned the house.
Although originally accepted, Austin later scandalously rejected his marriage proposal and remained a settler for the rest of her life.
Manydown Park was destroyed in the 1960s, but Manydown Farm Shop exists on the property, and offers an authentic experience of this part of England – complete with homemade meat pie, homemade cheese and lamb from the farm of the same name.
Godmersham Park in Kent
“Being able to sit by the fireplace in a room that has perfect proportions is certainly a spectacular luxury,” Jane said early in the 19th century.
Her delight in the beautiful things in life twas a period when she visited Godmersham Park, in which it is lived a wealthy relative writer, Thomas Knight.
Jane often spent weeks playing with her favorite cousin, George, during the day, spending the evenings in the library correcting her novel “Reason and Sensibility.”
Jane Austen Center Museum in Bath, Somerset
Jane Austen was not thrilled when her father, an wise parish priest, moved the whole family from Stephen to Bat.
Although it was a difficult period for the writer during which her father passed away, Jane was Bat inspired. Right she wrote two of his six novels – Nortinger Abbey and Under Foreign Influence.
Today in the city of Batu all fans of the writer can visit her museum.
Jane Austen's House Museum, Choton, Hampshire
After his father's death, Jane moved with her m and sister Cassandra to Choton, wshe lived the last eight years of her life. Austin died at the age of 41 as a result of a rare Addison's disease.
Her house today has been transformed into a museum, which contains several items the writer possessed for life, including her desk, the pen she wrote with, and the patchwork quilt made by Jane, her sister, and their m.
Seven years ago, a large exhibition was held at the museum 200 years since the release of her most famous novel, Pride and Prejudice.
The setting included a letter in which Jane writes to her sister that she received the first copy of the book, then a collection of costumes worn by actors in the BBC series of the same name from 1995, as well as several paintings that painted by local artists inspired by scenes from the cult novel.
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