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Jane Austen's Early Works in Cultural Context

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known for writing the perfect novel.  Her portrayal of the cultural setting was precise and concentrated on the country gentry. She relied on her readers' familiarity with the culture and nuances of the era.  Today many readers do not possess such awareness.  We shall explore this through her early novels as her writing style evolves.  She is renowned for her ironic irony, and many feel she never wrote a bad sentence, mostly with tongue firmly planted in cheek.  We start by exploring her first book (optional reading), Northanger Abbey.  Then we shall read Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice.

Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Discovery Park, New Town

Elaine Themo 



Please read:  Reading: Required: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, ISBN-13: 9781593081256. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, ISBN-13: 9781593082017. Reading: Suggested: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen



Registration Closes On
Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/10/2018 - 10/15/2018 Weekly - Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Williamsburg, Discovery Park, New Town  Map Elaine Themo