Imagine "Mansfield Park" set on the Jersey Shore. Or Mr. Darcy heading up the
Starship Enterprise. Or Emma Woodhouse traveling through time to indulge her
If you think that sounds like bad Austen, you couldn't be more right. It is a
truth universally acknowledged that an author as popular as Jane Austen should
be imitated, expanded upon, and parodied. Now, in the tradition of the Bad
Hemingway and Bad Faulkner contests, comes a new collection of hilarious efforts
to write the&break;worst excerpt from the novel Jane Austen never wrote.
"Bad Austen" Because the only thing better than good Austen is bad Austen