This article at Salon chronicles the continued interest surrounding all things Jane. I'd like to think that for me, it was really never about the clothes or the perceived romance, though maybe it was when I was 12 and first read P&P. I always enjoyed the satire. And only through Peter Leithart did I discover something deeper to her tales. I wonder what he has to say about the recent flurry of books and movies co-opting dear Jane?
For some quality reading inspired by the female British bard, check out this blog by the author of A Walk with Jane: Following Austen, Finding Grace. I'm looking forward to the release date!