For years, Jane Austen novels and characters have been praised for their feminist leanings and excellent female characters. Now two women from Dundee, Scotland, Erin and Morag, are using these characters to call out mansplaining and anti-feminism. In Manfeels Park, Erin and Morag use nearly verbatim quotes from sexist internet commenters and even public figures and juxtapose them with hand drawn scenes from Jane Austen movies.
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Web Crush Wednesdays: Emma Approved
This week’s web crush is the just-concluded webseries Emma Approved. Brought to you by Pemberley Digital, the creators of the wonderful Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Emma Approved is an excellent modern adaptation webseries of Jane Austen’s Emma.
A few slight spoilers for the webseries below.