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Box Hill on an Island
"To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure, is the most perfect refreshment." Members of
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Devoney Looser
One Day, Three Perspectives: Emma Through Time’s Looking Glass
On a day that finally felt like spring—for a little while at least—JASNA-NY members gathered to celebrate the legacy of
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JASNA-NY Celebrates a Festive Jane Austen Birthday Tea
On December 16, 2017, Janeites had the pleasure of gathering for our annual birthday meeting at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
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New Book Explores Authors and Female Friendships
Female friendships, especially the friendships between female writers can, according to cultural myth, be fraught. When success and respect are
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Juvenilia’s Book Crawl
JASNA-NY's Juvenilia group enjoyed a busy summer full of bookish activities. The annual "trip to Lyme," also known as Long
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Books + Jane = Brooklyn Book Festival
Literature lovers flocked to Brooklyn on Sunday, September 17 for the annual Brooklyn Book Festival, and JASNA-NY was in the
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Jane Austen in Paradise: Celebrating Austen’s Legacy at the 2017 AGM
For three sun-soaked days within footsteps of the Pacific Ocean, Janeites gathered in Huntington Beach, California, to honor the legacy
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Courting with Mr. Darcy
The realities and challenges of finding a mate in Jane Austen’s time were the captivating topics of JASNA-NY’s fall meeting,
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JASNA-NY Visits Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival’s “Pride and Prejudice”
June 10 was quite a magical evening as our JASNA-NY Metro group boarded a bus from Manhattan and journeyed to Garrison,
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Sheila Hwang
Spies and Spas in Saratoga: JASNA-NY Takes to the Road
Chaucer recognized the value and beauty of April in his Canterbury Tales, and JASNA-NY took his advice and traveled this
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