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'Sanditon,' goats and other Austen and Shakespeare headlines

Hello and welcome to your Thursday Austen and Shakespeare links!

"Sanditon" is back for season 2 on PBS (check your local listings). This Salon review says: "The six-episode return is both subtler in tone and a good deal rougher on our central heroines Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams) and Georgiana Lambe (Crystal Clarke), hewing more closely to the classic 'Masterpiece' interpretation of Austen's world."

An Austen letter sold for £75,250 ($99,269.91 in U.S. dollars at today's exchange rate) at a Bonhams auction this week. 'Fess up: Which one of you bought it?

According to Vogue, Anya Taylor-Joy’s "5 best on-screen style moments" includes "Emma."

Speaking of fashion, thanks to "Bridgerton," Regencycore is all the rage. Here's how to get the look.

Austen expert Professor Kathryn Sutherland, playwright Laura Wade and actor Samuel West ("Persuasion," "All Creatures Great and Small") discussed what makes a good Austen adaptation in the annual Carpenter Lecture at Jane Austen's House.

This Dallas theater company is staging a sequel to Shakespeare's bloody "Titus Andronicus."

Two goats in grass
(Not the actual goats in Bath.)

And finally, we can't top this: Two goats appeared at the famous Bath crescent recently.

So, will we see you wearing your best Regencycore at JASP this June? Register today!


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