So Odd a Mixture

So Odd a Mixture

Therefore, Lizzy loves Darcy. That Darcy loves Elizabeth has not been questioned to any significant degree. Neither he himself nor his formidable aunt have been able to convince him otherwise. It is a feeling unexplainable in words ...

Author: Phyllis Ferguson Bottomer

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781843104995

Category: Psychology

Page: 209

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Autism was not a recognised disorder in Jane Austen's lifetime, but there were certainly people who had autism, and Phyllis Ferguson Bottomer proposes that Austen wrote about them, without knowing what it was that she was describing. So Odd a Mixture looks at characters in Austen's classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, who display autistic traits.
Categories: Psychology

Loving Mr Darcy

Loving Mr  Darcy

His left hand dipped into her bodice to cup one full breast. Lizzy pressed her bottom into him and he responded as would be expected. “I adore you, my Lizzy. Love you so immensely.” “Do you want me, Fitzwilliam?” she asked with a purr.

Author: Sharon Lathan

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402245300

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 404

"Highly entertaining... I felt fully immersed in the time period, thanks to the author's attention to detail. It is a real credit to Ms. Lathan that her storytelling style is in keeping with the author of the work that inspired this novel. Well done!" Romance Reader at Heart Beyond Pride and Prejudice…Beyond 'I Do'… Darcy and Lizzy venture away from Pemberley to journey through England, finding friends, relatives, fun, love, and an even deeper and more sacred bond along the way. Having embarked on the greatest adventure of all, marriage and the start of a new life together, now the Darcys take the reader on a journey through a time of prosperity, enjoyment, and security. They experience all the adventures of travel, with friends and relatives providing both companionship and complications, and with fun as their focus. The sights and sounds, tastes and flavors of Regency England come alive. Through it all, Darcy and Lizzy continue to build a marriage filled with romance, sensuality, and the beauty of a deep, abiding love.
Categories: Fiction

The Anatomy of Story

The Anatomy of Story

As Lizzy plays piano, Lady Catherine suggests to Darcy that it is fated that he and her daughter, Anne, ... with Wickham and that they are Next is the surprising revelation: Darcy expresses his love for Lizzy and proposes (scene 36).

Author: John Truby

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 9781429923705

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 405

View: 149

John Truby is one of the most respected and sought-after story consultants in the film industry, and his students have gone on to pen some of Hollywood's most successful films, including Sleepless in Seattle, Scream, and Shrek. The Anatomy of Story is his long-awaited first book, and it shares all of his secrets for writing a compelling script. Based on the lessons in his award-winning class, Great Screenwriting, The Anatomy of Story draws on a broad range of philosophy and mythology, offering fresh techniques and insightful anecdotes alongside Truby's own unique approach for how to build an effective, multifaceted narrative. Truby's method for constructing a story is at once insightful and practical, focusing on the hero's moral and emotional growth. As a result, writers will dig deep within and explore their own values and worldviews in order to create an effective story. Writers will come away with an extremely precise set of tools to work with—specific, useful techniques to make the audience care about their characters, and that make their characters grow in meaningful ways. They will construct a surprising plot that is unique to their particular concept, and they will learn how to express a moral vision that can genuinely move an audience. The foundations of story that Truby lays out are so fundamental they are applicable—and essential—to all writers, from novelists and short-story writers to journalists, memoirists, and writers of narrative non-fiction.
Categories: Performing Arts

Darcy s Obsession

Darcy s Obsession

They would have a legitimate marriage with legitimate offspring before the birth. A baby was just an incentive to get Lizzy to see the possibilities that existed between them. He knew she did not love him yet, but if he persisted and ...

Author: Abbey North

Publisher: AbbeyJAFF

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 81

View: 514

A burning obsession, a rejected proposal, and a desperate Darcy. After Lizzy rejects Darcy’s proposal at Hunsford, he can’t accept it. He’s lost everyone in the world who matters to him, and he can’t allow Lizzy to slip away too. In desperation, he kidnaps her with the intent of taking her to Gretna Green before an extended stay at the familial castle. Lizzy refuses his offer of marriage again, leaving him to enact a more desperate plan. Locked in the Scottish castle with Darcy, a man driven by demons and possessed by melancholia, Lizzy fights to deny the pull he exerts and her own passionate nature. Darcy sets about unlocking her inhibitions, but can she ever risk letting him win her heart? While Abbey sometimes writes sweet JAFF, this is strictly SENSUAL. Please be advised it has a darker tone than Abbey’s other works.
Categories: Fiction

The Trope Thesaurus

The Trope Thesaurus

love triangle (Lizzy, Darcy, Wickham) matchmaker (Lizzy's mother) military (Wickham) on the road (Lizzy x2) orphan (Wickham) playboy (Wickham) protector (Darcy) redemption (Lydia and Darcy) return to hometown (Lizzy and Darcy) reunion ...

Author: Jennifer Hilt

Publisher: Jennifer Hilt

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page:

View: 377

Even a quick glance at popular books, movies, and streaming series says it all-- a skillful application of tropes sells stories. That's because tropes create a foundation between the audience and the action. I'm not suggesting we slap a few tropes together, and call it done. I'm talking about twisting tropes to create characters that fans can't stop thinking about to increase story conflict. How do we do that? By digging down into the functions of tropes. But isn't a trope just a trope? What do secret baby, road trip, and revenge have in common? Conflict. Conflict. Conflict. The Trope Thesaurus explores tropes common in romance, mystery, suspense, thriller, science fiction, and fantasy. It also features a listing of tropes with their definitions, along with some ideas about how to use them more effectively to craft stronger stories. New and established writers will appreciate this different take on a craft topic in the quest to become a fan favorite.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Adversity Darcy s Courtesan Part One

Adversity  Darcy s Courtesan  Part One

Lizzy shook her head. ... “It is most unfair to expect you to work while we marry, Lizzy,” said Jane with a frown. ... If Mr. Darcy had offered out of love, Lizzy couldn't deny she would have strongly considered the option, ...

Author: Abbey North

Publisher: AbbeyJAFF

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 106

View: 409

Desperate times call for drastic measures... With Mr. Bennet dead and Lydia having fled, leaving the Bennet sisters in disgrace, the widowed Mr. Collins believes he will easily persuade Lizzy to be his new bride. When she refuses, they are forced to flee the small home they've lived in at Longbourn for the last two years. Lizzy and her sisters come to unwelcoming London, unable to seek refuge with the Gardiners because of their reputations, ruined by Lydia's actions. With dwindling prospects, Lizzy accepts an offer of assistance from an unlikely source. Much has changed for Mrs. Louisa Hurst, and she regrets the snob she used to be. She introduces Lizzy to the idea of being a courtesan and takes her to Tigerlily, where a young lady might get the proper sort of education. When Mr. Darcy learns of this, he offers marriage. Lizzy can't risk tarnishing his reputation by allowing him to make such a gesture out of honor and obligation, and he has no doubt cured himself of his reluctant love in the ensuing years, so she declines. When he accepts her decision to stay the course, he offers a bold plan. Instead of leaving her instruction to the professionals, he will train her in all the ways of pleasure himself. It is a deal Lizzy can't refuse, for it solves some of her problems and gives her a taste of what she could have had. Though she feels strongly for him, and he is a master instructor, she must remember not to love Mr. Darcy, for she can never be more than his courtesan. Can she? This is part one of a completed three-part serial. The subsequent titles (“Avidity” and “Amity”) will be releasing shortly, followed by a compilation of the serial. While Abbey sometimes writes sweet JAFF, this is extra SENSUAL, and the door is wide open. It includes love scenes that are scorching. This is only for adult readers who don't object to explicit intimacies between ODC.
Categories: Fiction

Darcy s Courtesan A Sensual Pride Prejudice Variation

Darcy s Courtesan  A Sensual  Pride   Prejudice  Variation

Lizzy shook her head. ... “It is most unfair to expect you to work while we marry, Lizzy,” said Jane with a frown. ... If Mr. Darcy had offered out of love, Lizzy couldn't deny she would have strongly considered the option, ...

Author: Abbey North

Publisher: AbbeyJAFF

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 282

View: 236

Desperate times call for drastic measures... With Mr. Bennet dead and Lydia having fled, leaving the Bennet sisters in disgrace, the widowed Mr. Collins believes he will easily persuade Lizzy to be his new bride. When she refuses, they are forced to flee the small home they’ve lived in at Longbourn for the last two years. Lizzy and her sisters come to unwelcoming London, unable to seek refuge with the Gardiners because of their reputations, ruined by Lydia’s actions. With dwindling prospects, Lizzy accepts an offer of assistance from an unlikely source. Much has changed for Mrs. Louisa Hurst, and she regrets the snob she used to be. She introduces Lizzy to the idea of being a courtesan and takes her to Tigerlily, where a young lady might get the proper sort of education. When Mr. Darcy learns of this, he offers marriage. Lizzy can’t risk tarnishing his reputation by allowing him to make such a gesture out of honor and obligation, and he has no doubt cured himself of his reluctant love in the ensuing years, so she declines. When he accepts her decision to stay the course, he offers a bold plan. Instead of leaving her instruction to the professionals, he will train her in all the ways of pleasure himself. It is a deal Lizzy can’t refuse, for it solves some of her problems and gives her a taste of what she could have had. Though she feels strongly for him, and he is a master instructor, she must remember not to love Mr. Darcy, for she can never be more than his courtesan. Can she? This is the compilation of the completed serial. While Abbey sometimes writes sweet JAFF, this is extra SENSUAL. This is only for adult readers who don’t object to explicit intimacies between ODC.
Categories: Fiction

Jane Austen and Masculinity

Jane Austen and Masculinity

Haden himself observes that Lizzy's love for Darcy is prompted by Pemberley, deflating the romantic stature of Austen's most celebrated male character, just as he himself is deflated as an Austenian screen hero.

Author: Michael Kramp

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781611488678

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 318

View: 580

Jane Austen and Masculinity provides a diverse selection of critical essays on representations of men and masculinity in Austen’s work. This anthology will attract interest from scholars of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature as well as gender studies scholars who are interested in the widening scope of masculinity studies.
Categories: Literary Collections

Camp Austen

Camp Austen

book, Lizzy emulates her father: from Mr. Bennet, Elizabeth inherits a distrust for affectation, an appetite for reading, ... Mr. Rochester attracts Jane Eyre by scowling; Darcy wins Lizzy's love by treating the servants kindly.

Author: Ted Scheinman

Publisher: FSG Originals

ISBN: 9780374712341

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 176

View: 679

A raucous tour through the world of Mr. Darcy imitations, tailored gowns, and tipsy ballroom dancing The son of a devoted Jane Austen scholar, Ted Scheinman spent his childhood summers eating Yorkshire pudding, singing in an Anglican choir, and watching Laurence Olivier as Mr. Darcy. Determined to leave his mother’s world behind, he nonetheless found himself in grad school organizing the first ever UNC-Chapel Hill Jane Austen Summer Camp, a weekend-long event that sits somewhere between an academic conference and superfan extravaganza. While the long tradition of Austen devotees includes the likes of Henry James and E. M. Forster, it is at the conferences and reenactments where Janeism truly lives. In Camp Austen, Scheinman tells the story of his indoctrination into this enthusiastic world and his struggle to shake his mother’s influence while navigating hasty theatrical adaptations, undaunted scholars in cravats, and unseemly petticoat fittings. In a haze of morning crumpets and restrictive tights, Scheinman delivers a hilarious and poignant survey of one of the most enduring and passionate literary coteries in history. Combining clandestine journalism with frank memoir, academic savvy with insider knowledge, Camp Austen is perhaps the most comprehensive study of Austen that can also be read in a single sitting. Brimming with stockings, culinary etiquette, and scandalous dance partners, this is summer camp like you’ve never seen it before.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Vampire Darcy s Desire

Vampire Darcy s Desire

william Darcy.” Mr. Gardiner stammered at first, but he quickly recovered.“Mr. Darcy, welcome, Sir. ... Jane took her aunt's hand, while Darcy led Elizabeth into the room. ... “Lizzy, are you in love with Mr. Darcy?” Elizabeth blushed.

Author: Regina Jeffers

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781569758106

Category: Fiction

Page: 458

View: 659

"Vampire Darcy s Desire" presents Jane Austen s "Pride and Prejudice" as a heart-pounding vampire romance filled with passion and danger. Tormented by a 200-year-old curse and his fate as a half-human/half-vampire dhampir, Mr. Darcy vows to live forever alone rather than inflict the horrors of life as a vampire on an innocent wife. But when he comes to Netherfield Park, he meets the captivating Elizabeth Bennet. As a man, Darcy yearns for Elizabeth, but as a vampire, he is also driven to possess her. Uncontrollably drawn to each other, they are forced to confront a pride and prejudice never before imaginedwhile wrestling with the seductive power of forbidden love. Meanwhile, dark forces are at work all around them. Most ominous is the threat from George Wickham, the purveyor of the curse, a demon who vows to destroy each generation of Darcys. Written in authentic Austen style and faithful to its Regency-era setting, "Vampire Darcy s Desire" retells the greatest love story of all time in a hauntingly imaginative fashion.
Categories: Fiction