This Website

Welcome to Mansfield Park! This is a website devoted to the life and writings of Jane Austen — most specifically, her novel Mansfield Park. I am an admirer of Jane Austen’s works, and my favorite of these is Mansfield Park. My plan for this website is to post information related to the book, various quotes and links, as well as short compositions about the book — not necessarily finished essays, but simply my thoughts on the book — about once or twice a month. I started this website on October 10, 2009 at http://www.mansfield-park.com/. Due to some trouble with web hosting, however, I have moved here to WordPress.

The Author — Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born in 1775 in Steventon, Hampshire, England. She wrote six major novels. Her wit, comedy, discernment, and keen grasp of human nature have made her one of the most widely read writers in English literature. She died in 1817, at the age of 41. More…

The Story — Mansfield Park

Fanny Price is the poor niece of the rich Sir Thomas and Lady Bertram. They take her in, but she is not treated well, except by her cousin Edmund. When Sir Thomas leaves for Antigua, the young people (Fanny and her four cousins) are left to their own devices. Add a couple of wordly young people from London and some private theatricals, and things start to get messy. More…


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If you have comments, suggestions, corrections, or questions you may also contact me by email: miss-sneyd@mansfield-park.com.


Throughout this website I will occasionally use various abbreviations. Unless it is otherwise noted, they will stand for the following: JA = Jane Austen; S&S = Sense and Sensibility; P&P = Pride and Prejudice; MP = Mansfield Park; E = Emma; NA = Northanger Abbey; and P = Persuasion.

Table of Contents

Home: Where you will find the latest posts.

About: Where you are now.

Story: Synopsis of the novel Mansfield Park.

Author: About Mansfield Park’s author: Jane Austen.

Cast: About the characters of Mansfield Park.

Media: Information about the movie versions of Mansfield Park.

Costumes: Organized screenshots of the costumes in the 1983 miniseries ‘Mansfield Park’.

Reviews: Opinions of Mansfield Park collected by Jane Austen.

In Depth: Organized list of many of the posts on this website for easy access.

Resources: Links to websites relating to Jane Austen and/or Mansfield Park.