October 25, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Passionate about Pride and Prejudice

Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy have become such familiar names for so many of us that we feel as if we know them and most likely our students do, too. Teaching with literature, and especially teaching with Jane Austen’s works is fun, just think of how entertaining, witty and … Continue reading

November 13, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Literary Time Travel 2: Back to the early 1800s with Jane Austen’s Emma

The novels of Jane Austen let us examine the world of a transitory period in British History. Her stories seemingly focus on the life of the well-off upper class, their love stories and family issues. However, through Austen’s novels we … Continue reading