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“Beyond the Written Word” — An Exploration of Jane Austen’s World: Art, Music and Architecture in the Regency Era
On April 5th-7th, two JASNA Regions, NY Metro and Connecticut, converged at the Omni Hotel in New Haven, Connecticut. We
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The Art of Sisters: Tales & Letters by The Brontë’s Review
Jane Austen and the Brontës had much in common: clergymen’s daughters, educated but poor, geniuses in a world with little
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Emma a Detective Novel?
December’s birthday meeting of JASNA-NY spread festive cheer to all who attended. Held on December 15, 2018, guests gathered at
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JASNA-NY Talks Jane at the Brooklyn Book Festival
The mere act of walking into a bookstore gives any book lover a high. The mere act of walking through
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Fancy or a Feeling in Austen’s Work
Love in its many forms was on the mind of attendees to “A Fancy or a Feeling: Jane Austen and
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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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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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