77. Don’t Hate Fanny Price (Mansfield Park, Part 2)

77. Don’t Hate Fanny Price (Mansfield Park, Part 2)

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Bookeners!

Fanny Price is not a popular heroine. She’s weak, passive, and afraid for most of the novel. She achieves her victory through something almost like diffidence. And yet, our heroes at The Bookening unreservedly love her. They think she’s kinda great. In today’s episode, they attempt to convince you of the same thing. Also we decide if Nathan should marry a LIzzie or a Fanny, with copious love advice from Dr Mentzel.

In so doing, the following things occur:

02:15 Donor Shout outs!!!!!! 05:20 Nathan spits some awesome bars 06:56 Baggage check!! 12:31 The Price is wrong?????? 13:54 The Price is right!!!!!! 14:19 Fanny is damaged, yo 19:06 Shades of early Dickens 21:11 Fanny’s faults 22:40 The play! 24:06 The clergy! 27:21 Feminine virtue =/= shutting up all the time 29:55 Feminine virtue = gentle and quite spirit 33:11 Fanny is awesome! 34:26 Edmund 35:30 Don’t trifle with women’s hearts! 38:30 Stockholm syndrome! 43:15 Love advice with Dr Mentzel

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About The Authors


Nathan Alberson is co-founder and creative director of Warhorn Media. He hosts three podcasts—The Bookening, The World We Made, and Sound of Sanity.


Jake is the CEO of Warhorn Media and the discipleship pastor of Clearnote Church. He also teaches at Clearnote Pastors College.


Brandon Chasteen has a Phd. Abd of English literature, although now he works in land and oil. He's a down-home-Texas boy-made-good who just happens to know everything about literature and literary history and literary theory. He podcasts for The Bookening.

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