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An Evening of Emma in Fort George

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An Evening of Emma in Fort George

Jane Austen Summer BallAt the Jane Austen News we love hearing about celebrations of Jane that happen all around the world. Because as much as we might wish all of Jane’s fans could come to Bath for our Jane Austen Festival in September, we know that there are many who can’t. So it’s wonderful to know that there are events dedicated to Jane Austen taking place in countries around the world. On that note, for any fans of Jane Austen who live near Ontario, Canada, this coming event on May 26th might be a good one to go to.

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John Mullan on Why We Need Plot

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John Mullan on Why We Need Plot

Emma-Woodhouse-jane-austen-12817696-400-250John Mullan, author of the book What Matters in Jane Austen?, has written an article for The Guardian talking about how many of the modern novels and media which are currently being released lack a real sense of plot. In the course of his argument he picks out Emma as an example of a novel which uses plot incredibly effectively.

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Stressed and Anxious?  Read Emma

Jane Austen's Emma

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“Dear Emma” – Jane’s Heroine Goes To College

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“Dear Emma” – Jane’s Heroine Goes To College

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