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How Did Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice Become A Christmas Story?

HO, HO, HO…how did Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice become a Christmas story? Devoney looser investigates

8 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
102 - November/December 2019

Jane's Beloved Friend

Judith Stove introduces her new biography of Anne Lefroy

4 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
102 - November/December 2019

Women Of Peterloo

MEN WERE NOT THE ONLY ONES DEMANDING REFORM IN AUGUST 1819. MANY WOMEN CAME TO MANCHESTER FOR A DAY OF PROTEST, AND NOT ALL OF THEM MADE IT HOME, AS SUE WILKES REPORTS

8 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
102 - November/December 2019

Darcy's Picture Gallery

WHAT MIGHT ELIZABETH BENNET HAVE SEEN AS SHE WANDERED THROUGH THE CORRIDORS OF PEMBERLEY? VICTORIA C SKELLY CONSIDERS HOW THE OWNERS OF GREAT ESTATES IN JANE AUSTEN’S TIME VIEWED ART

7 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
102 - November/December 2019

Austen's Festive Music

A LARGE COLLECTION OF MUSIC WRITTEN OUT BY JANE AUSTEN REVEALS SOME POPULAR NURSERY RHYMES AND HER CHRISTMAS FAVOURITES, WRITES ROS OSWALD. PICTURES FROM THE NOVELS, BY CE BROCK

7 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
102 - November/December 2019

Last Days In Winchester

Jane Austen left Chawton on may 24, 1817, to seek medical help in the nearby city of Winchester. Elizabeth Jane Timms traces those final weeks of her life. line drawings by Ellen Hill c1901

5 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
88 – July/August 2017

The Archbishop's Bones

An important discovery was made recently in a London church. Maggie Lane was quick to spot the connection with Jane Austen  

9 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
88 – July/August 2017

Bath Time

The 17th Jane Austen festival, which takes place in bath in september, includes more than 80 events, as Jackie Herring explains. pictures from last year’s festival by Owen Benson

3 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
88 – July/August 2017

A New Online Face

The Jane Austen society of North America by Iris Lutz 

3 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
88 – July/August 2017

Candour And Comfort

Female friendships outside the family group rarely feature in Jane Austen’s fiction, yet she and Cassandra enjoyed a close relationship with the three youngest daughters of many down park, Hampshire as Hazel Jones explores 

6 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
89 - September/October 2017

Keeping The Faith

Quakers, Catholics and Methodists fared badly compared with Anglicans in the Christian Britain of a Jane Austen’s time, writes Penelope Friday

6 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
89 - September/October 2017

Austen In Australia

The Jane Austen society of Australia

4 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
89 - September/October 2017

Culture Club

The Jane Austen society of the UK 

3 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
89 - September/October 2017

Obituary

The press announcements of Jane Austen’s death in 1817 were brief and failed to do her justice. here is how her obituary might look if it appeared in the Times of London today

10+ mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
88 – July/August 2017

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3 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
88 – July/August 2017

The Mourning After

A Death in the family meant wearing the right clothes and following the correct etiquette. Sue Wilkes reports on how Jane Austen wrote about mourning and how she was mourned by her family 

6 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
88 – July/August 2017

Darcy On Screen

Laurence Olivier was the wartime heart-throb and Colin firth set the modern-day standard, but Devoney Looser has uncovered an earlier and long-neglected celluloid Mr Darcy 

5 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
88 – July/August 2017

Kentish Places

The Jane Austen society of the UK by Vivian Branson 

4 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
88 – July/August 2017

Guest Essay

The meals that Jane Austen and her family would have enjoyed have been recreated in a splendid new book, dining with Jane Austen, as Julienne Gehrer explains 

5 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
89 - September/October 2017

Inside The Abbey

Jane Austen’s gothic novel was published shortly after her death, but it had been a long time in preparation. Liz Philosophos Cooper traces the history of this most unusual of Austen’s novels.

8 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
89 - September/October 2017

Up To Oxford

Two of Jane Austen’s brothers were students at the University of Oxford. Felicity Day explores university education, Georgian style

9 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
89 - September/October 2017

Jane And The Duke

Military conflict was never far away during Jane Austen’s lifetime. Collins Hemingway explores its impact and a uncovers a remarkable connection between jane and a duke of wellington

6 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
89 - September/October 2017

Jane In Paradise

The Jane Austen society of North America

3 mins read
Jane Austen's Regency World
89 - September/October 2017