Jane Austen News – Issue 57

The Jane Austen News looks for Darcy

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?    Third Jane Austen Fiver Found The third of the four specially engraved £5 notes which feature a tiny portrait of Jane Austen has been found, leaving only one of the £5 notes still in circulation and yet to be claimed. The latest note was found… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 57


A Letter to Jane Austen – Part One

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Share this: This is part one of a most interesting letter written by Hans van Leeuwen, a lovely Jane Austen fan from the Netherlands. Hans is hoping to receive remarks and tips for improvements from native speakers of English, preferably Jane Austen devotees, and the purpose of sharing the letter with us is so that some… Read more about A Letter to Jane Austen – Part One


Jane Austen News – Issue 56

The Jane Austen News gets set to vote

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?    Jane Austen Fans – Lend Us Your Eyes!      The Jane Austen News is pleased to announce that over the next few weeks we will be publishing a most interesting letter written by Hans van Leeuwen, a lovely Jane Austen fan from the Netherlands…. Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 56


Meeting Young Jane Austen

Share this: “It’s exciting to be contributing to the Jane Austen 200 celebrations, with performances of Young Jane and Meeting Miss Austen, my adaptations inspired by Austen’s Juvenilia.” – Cecily O’Neill The exuberance and absurdity of the short novels, plays and letters known as the Juvenilia immediately captured my interest. Many of the characters, situations… Read more about Meeting Young Jane Austen


Jane Austen News – Issue 55

The Jane Austen News has a new book on its to read list

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?    Jane Austen at Home (with Lucy Worsley)     Some of our guides, and we’re sure other Austen/history fans, have been enjoying watching Lucy Worlsey’s new series British History’s Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worlsey, and considering how good Lucy is at uncovering the unusual facts… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 55


Jane Austen News – Issue 54

The Jane Austen News is in the stars

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?    Turning First Lines Into Constellations     Data artist Nick Rougeux has launched a new project called Literary Constellations, in which he presents the first lines of famous novels in what appear to be star charts. The idea originally wasn’t to make them look specifically like… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 54


Jane Austen News – Issue 53

The Jane Austen News is Dan and Lisa's Wedding

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?    Pride and Prejudice Comes to Bath  This week in Bath we had the cast of Regent’s Park Theatre’s touring production of Pride and Prejudice on stage at the Theatre Royal, and we were lucky enough to be able to ask Ben Dilloway who plays Mr… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 53


Jane Austen News – Issue 52

The Jane Austen News visits Derbyshire

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?    Austen Escapism in Visual Novel  In The Lady’s Choice, a text-heavy visual novel that takes its inspiration from Regency-era novels, you play as a woman returning to society after a long absence, and although you’re not necessarily seeking a marriage, you’re quickly introduced to a… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 52