The Geography of Jane Austen
Do you know how much a horse costs? Do you know what a macadam road is? Can you tell a gig from a phaeton? Regency readers knew. And, you will too after our meeting on Saturday.
2019 March 16
Time for a Laugh!
Ellyn Cardon, a senior undergraduate at Brigham Young University, is the winner of this year's JASNA Young Filmmaker Contest for her entry,
Mrs. Bennet's Plan. This short spoof is worthy of Jane Austen's juvenilia.
A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships Of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, And Virginia Woolf
by Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney,
Foreword by Margaret Atwood
Sisterhood is indeed a powerful force in the world of letters, and that women writers who have created powerful women characters—like Jane Eyre and Mrs. Dalloway—have reached readers all over the world.
Jane Austen's First Love
by Syrie James
Fifteen-year-old Jane Austen dreams of three things: doing something useful, writing something worthy, and falling madly in love. When she visits her brother in Kent to celebrate his engagement to Miss Elizabeth Bridges, Jane meets wealthy, devilishly handsome Edward Taylor....
What Jane Austen Ate And Charles Dickens Knew: From Fox Hunting to Whist-the Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century England
by Daniel Pool
For anyone who has ever wondered whether a duke outranked an earl, when to yell “Tally Ho!” at a fox hunt, or how one landed in “debtor’s prison,” this book serves as an indispensable historical and literary resource.
Thornfield Hall: Jane Eyre's Hidden Story
by Emma Tennant
Young Adele's curiosity leads her deeper into the shadowy manor, toward the dark and terrible secret that is locked away in a high garret.... (Thanks to Jennifer for the donation.)
JasnaCalgary is a region of the Jane Austen Society of North America.
We are all interested in everything Jane, from love of her novels to scholarly pursuits.
Five times a year we meet to enjoy talks, workshops, teas, and galas.
Attend a meeting and if you have fun, join in!
Membership is $15.00 annually to cover our tea and cakes and other expenses.
Our meetings are 2:00 - 4:00, held at Sunalta Community Association, 1627 10 Ave SW, a location that is wheelchair accessible.
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Only a few special events require pre-paid tickets,
such as the annual Tea celebrating
Jane Austen's birthday.
On the Family page, members can access additional information
with a password.
Site last updated on 2019 March 11
Invitation to The Geography of Jane Austen on March 16
Northanger Abbey novel study for May 25 meeting
Dates and locations of JASNA AGMs on Neighbours page
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