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December Regional Meeting
“Writing the Regency: Jane Austen and the ‘Strange Business’ in America” was the theme of our Regional Meeting on Saturday, December 14
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Lizzy Bennet Boozy Tea
On Saturday, February 8th, Janeites gathered at The Storyteller’s Cottage in Simsbury, CT for Lizzy Bennet’s Boozy Tea. Guests were
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Emma. Movie Review
When Jane Austen introduced Emma Woodhouse, the eponymous title character in her 1816 novel Emma, she wrote the following: “I am going to take
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Persuasion Reading at King Manor
On the first two Saturday afternoons in February, local Janeites gathered at historic King Manor in Jamaica, to read aloud from Jane
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The Influence of Jane Austen on Other Authors
The prompt for the December 2019 Birthday meeting was as follows: Written in the style of a Trump Tweet from
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Report on JASNA-NY Metro Regional Meeting September
Saturday, September 14, JASNA-NY Metro held its fall meeting at the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen. The program began
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One Wish for Air and Liberty – Mansfield Park
A select group of JASNA-NY book group members met for our annual Box Hill picnic at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn
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Report on JASNA-NY 40th Anniversary Dinner
The first-ever meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America took place in New York City on October 5,
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Report on the Brooklyn Book Festival
These days, physical bookstores are not as plentiful as they once were. Depending on where one lives, buying books in
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Inside the Yale School of Music and the Instruments from Jane Austen’s Time
Walking onto the Yale campus feels as one has stepped back through time. With its historic and impressive Romanesque-style building (that
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