Jane Austen News – Issue 97

A Mr Bennet Interview is the Jane Austen News this week!

What’s the Jane Austen News this week?     Meet Mr Bennet Our Mr Bennet, who is almost synonymous with the Jane Austen Centre as he stands at the Centre entrance in all weathers to greet our visitors with warmth and charm, has been featured in the Bath Chronicle this week. His article is the… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 97


Jane Austen News – Issue 96

The Jane Austen News hopes Giles is converted!

What’s the Jane Austen News this week?     To Lop and Crop or Leave Alone? There has long been a debate around whether the books Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters are a bit of fun or an absolute travesty. Jane Austen spin-offs are subjected to huge amounts… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 96


Jane Austen News – Issue 95

the Jane Austen News feels Christmas is coming

What’s the Jane Austen News this week?     Austen HEAVILY Abridged One of our favourite finds at the Jane Austen News this week has to be the work of the late Australian comedian, John Clarke. In his posthumously published book, Tinkering: The Complete Book of John Clarke, which was published in Australia on Monday,… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 95


Pride and Prejudice, one week to go!

  That’s right, one week to go and Mrs Bennet isn’t the only one struggling with her ‘nerves’! The rest of the cast and I have been working VERY hard over the past few weeks to bring this Austen classic to life and now we are at the final stages. The set is up, the… Read more about Pride and Prejudice, one week to go!


Two Austen fans podcasting to tell the story of Georgette Heyer today

Heyer Today recording

By Sara-Mae Tuson Exactly one year ago this week my friend Beth and I were having tea and cake in the Victoria and Albert Museum, when I asked her if she fancied joining me in setting up a boutique podcast company. So ‘Fable Gazers’ was born – a podcast company which aims to produce narrative… Read more about Two Austen fans podcasting to tell the story of Georgette Heyer today


An Interview with Author Rachel Knowles

What regency Women Did For Us

Not all Regency women were alike… Author and Regency history blogger Rachel Knowles came to visit us at the Jane Austen Centre in Bath recently, and she was kind enough to tell us a little more about her latest book, What Regency Women Did For Us, and about some of the amazing women of the… Read more about An Interview with Author Rachel Knowles


Jane Austen News – Issue 94

teach austen via a game

What’s the Jane Austen News this week?     How To Teach Austen The New York Times has just published an article looking at how to teach students about Austen in the modern era. They asked for teachers to comment on how they teach Austen to their own classes, but they also published a great… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 94


Finding Happiness, Austen Style, with Emma, our favourite matchmaker

Finding happiness with Emma

Welcome to the fourth of a multi-part series of posts on how to lift yourself out of the blues, Austen style. This time, with Emma. Kindly reproduced here with permission from its author, Laurie Viera Rigler, who is also the author of the popular Jane Austen Addict novels. Does the following sound familiar to you? You’ve… Read more about Finding Happiness, Austen Style, with Emma, our favourite matchmaker