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


Mr Bennet’s Bride, by Emma Wood

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Share this: It’s a pleasure to have a chance to connect with other Jane Austen enthusiasts. Like many people, my passion for Jane Austen grew hugely with the 1996 mini-series of Pride and Prejudice. The theatricality of the characters and the beauty of her dialogue delivered by that magnificent cast made that series one that… Read more about Mr Bennet’s Bride, by Emma Wood


Yours Sincerely: Jane Austen’s Heroes

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Share this: Original content by Rhian Fender “There certainly was some great mismanagement in the education of those two young men. One has got all the goodness, and the other all the appearance of it.” (Mr Darcy and Mr Wickham of Pride and Prejudice) During the late eighteenth and nineteenth century, there was one virtue… Read more about Yours Sincerely: Jane Austen’s Heroes


Jane Austen News – Issue 51

The Jane Austen News is that Jane will be on the new £2 coin

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?    Jane Austen Honoured on Coins   The Royal Mint will be doing a good job of honouring Jane Austen in its newly released tender this year as, as well as Jane Austen being the new face of the ten pound note, she will also be… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 51


Jane Austen News – Issue 50

The Jane Austen News checks in with JASP

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?    Second Jane Austen Fiver Found  The second of four rare £5 notes which feature a micro-engraved portrait of Jane Austen has been discovered inside a Christmas card in the Scottish Borders. Mr Huggins-Haig, the micro-engraver behind the images of Jane Austen, spent the note which… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 50


Jane Austen News – Issue 49

Jane Austen News is Bath!

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?       Jane Austen’s England – Limited Edition    American travel company Peregrine Adventures have an excellent Jane Austen literary tour planned for 2017. The limited edition tour is timed to commemorate the 200th year anniversary of Jane Austen’s death and will visit destinations in Southern England… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 49


Jane Austen News – Issue 48

The Jane Austen News is looking forward to the Mysteries of Uldolpho

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?   One Austen £5 Note Has Been Found One of the four £5 notes which carry a mini 5mm engraving of Jane Austen has been found. The note was first paid to staff at the Square Cafe in Blackwood, South Wales, by the engraver Graham Short. Unfortunately… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 48


Jane Austen News – Issue 47

The Jane Austen News is - The Rice Portrait went on display

Share this: What’s the Jane Austen News this week?   Rare Portrait of Jane Austen Goes on Display Members of The Jane Austen Cambridge Group enjoyed a private viewing of an oil painting of Jane Austen, the ‘Rice Portrait’, at Queens’ College on Saturday (December 10) before the group’s annual lunch. They were also treated to a… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 47