JANE AUSTEN'S WORLD: Friday 6th October 2017

Talks

Jane Austen's Life and Writings

Professor Fiona Stafford, Somerville College, Oxford. Author of a critical biography of Jane Austen, Jane Austen: A Brief Life, revised edition (2017)

Jane Austen Wartime Writer

Professor Kathryn Sutherland, St Anne’s College, Oxford, curator of the exhibition, "Which Jane Austen?", Weston Library, Bodleian Library, Oxford, and editor of an accompanying book, Jane Austen: Writer in the World

 

Workshops

1. Workshop in the spectacular 'Which Jane Austen?' exhibition at Weston Library, Bodleian, uncovering the influences of war, shopping, slavery and scandal on Austen’s life and work

2. Regency dance interactive workshop with Annalie Talent from Jane Austen’s House Museum. Bring Regency dance to life and explore the importance of dance in Jane Austen’s novels and lifetime

3. Interactive gallery tour to explore museum objects which bring to life the context of Jane Austen’s era and works

 

Booking essential. Tickets £10 per person.

Portrait of a Young Woman, Gioacchino Serangeli (1768-1852)

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Clare Cory, Education Officer: Secondary & Young People
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