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What makes Mr. Darcy desirable? (Austen's fans thread)

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Re: What makes Mr. Darcy desirable? (Austen's fans thread)

PostAuthor: Anthea » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:03 am

Darcy was not meant to be 'CUTE' :p

You like puppies :D
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Re: What makes Mr. Darcy desirable? (Austen's fans thread)

PostAuthor: Piling » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:18 am

True Darcy is what we call in French a "beau ténébreux".
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Re: What makes Mr. Darcy desirable? (Austen's fans thread)

PostAuthor: Anthea » Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:16 pm

Beau ténébreux does not translate as cute :ymdevil:
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Re: What makes Mr. Darcy desirable? (Austen's fans thread)

PostAuthor: Anthea » Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:57 pm

Meet the Jane Austen Society of Pakistan

The obsession with marriage and the courtship rituals of Regency England are all alive in Pakistani society today, according to one group of women.

Two hundred years after the death of Jane Austen, some of her biggest fans are an eclectic bunch of well-educated women who dress up regency-style and discuss her work over high tea in the country's second-largest city, Lahore.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-asia ... f-pakistan
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Re: What makes Mr. Darcy desirable? (Austen's fans thread)

PostAuthor: Piling » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:22 pm

Very interesting. In Kurdistan also they should have to read Austen, for their society is so Regency (obsessed by marrying a wealthy man).

But Kurds hardly read :smile: Kurdish women and girls could learn many useful things from Aunt Jane, though.
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PostAuthor: Piling » Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:10 am

I discover the existence of Mrs Margaret Oliphant and his "Victorian Emma". She admired Austen a lot, but is quite absolutely unknown in France.

https://karensbooksandchocolate.blogspo ... phant.html
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Re: What makes Mr. Darcy desirable? (Austen's fans thread)

PostAuthor: Anthea » Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:08 pm

Piling wrote:I discover the existence of Mrs Margaret Oliphant and his "Victorian Emma". She admired Austen a lot, but is quite absolutely unknown in France.

https://karensbooksandchocolate.blogspo ... phant.html


Thank you for the link :ymapplause:

I will have to read some of her books :D

Thinking about the sexy Mr Darcy has cheered me up :x

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