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Recreating Jane Austen's Garden

June 12, 2021

Get inspired to create your very own “Jane Austen garden” on a suburban acre, in a small town garden, or even on the balcony of a city apartment.

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Pen and Parsimony: Carriages in the Novels of Jane Austen, Part 2

May 3, 2021

What was it like to be cast out from Northanger Abbey in a public coach? Ride in John Thorpe's gig? Journey to London crammed in a post chaise like the...

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Pen and Parsimony: Carriages in the Novels of Jane Austen, Part 1

April 7, 2021

Why does Jane Austen talk about carriages so often, and what is she trying to say? In this post, Sandy Lerner introduces her two-part video series, "Pen and Parsimony: Carriages...

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What a Lady Might Carry in Her Reticule, Part 3: Coin Purses, Fans, Vinaigrettes

March 7, 2021

The final installment in Candice Hern's video series, "Things That Might Be Kept in a Reticule," is now available online.

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JASNA's Jane Austen Bibliographies
Now Easier to Find

March 4, 2021

Did you know that JASNA has published an annual Jane Austen Bibliography since 1993? The bibliographies are an invaluable resource for scholars and researchers, book collectors, and avid Austen followers,...

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Message from the JASNA Executive Committee

February 28, 2021

Dear JASNA Members and Friends, The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) has recently heard via social media and email from members and others in the Jane Austen community who...

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What a Lady Might Carry in Her Reticule, Part 2:
Scents and Cosmetics

February 22, 2021

The latest installment in Candice Hern's video series, "Things That Might Be Kept in a Reticule," is now available online.

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What a Lady Might Carry in Her Reticule, Part 1: Calendars and Almanacs

February 3, 2021

We are excited to launch Austen's World Up Close, a new addition to our website that will feature short videos on various aspects of Jane Austen's world.

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Deadline Extended: Papers for POL Issue on Jane Austen & Diversity Due March 1

January 25, 2021

The submission deadline for a special issue of Persuasions On-Line on Jane Austen and Diversity has been extended to March 1, 2021.

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Winners of the 2020 Young Filmmakers Contest Announced

January 5, 2021

It’s a wrap! The winners of JASNA Southwest Region's fourth annual Young Filmmakers Contest have been selected, and their short films will be screened in a virtual premiere on January...

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