I’ve been hunting around the internet for a variety of Jane Austen themed gifts that you could buy for Christmas. Below are a few that I found on my hunt this morning.Read more on Blogger
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We will be playing a game of Bat and Trap at Jane Austen Festival Australia on Sunday 21 April 2013. Below is information and rules for the game.Bat and Trap is a pub game of the same family as cricket played almost exclusively in Kent, England. Being…Read more on Blogger
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Aylwen Gardiner-Garden invites you to take tea and join a game of Bat & Trap and Stool Ball (early forms of cricket) on Sunday 21 April 2013 as part of Jane Austen Festival Australia.We will be gathering at 3 o’clock in the lower lawn below St John…Read more on Blogger
Comments Off on Symposium on Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, Friday 19 April 2013
Jane Austen Festival Australia invites you to attend a special symposium to celebrate 200 years since the publication of Pride & Prejudice on Friday 19 April 2013 at St Johns Church in Reid, Canberra.
Speakers confirmed to date:
Dr Heather Neilson, Senior Lecturer, English Program, UNSW at ADFA
Pride and Prejudice and Shakespeare
Dr Kate Mitchell, Lecturer, ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
Sociable Austen: Pride and Prejudice and Social Media
Ms Laura Carroll, Lecturer, School of Communication, Arts and Critical Enquiry, Latrobe University
More than a romance
Mr Tim Bullamore, Editor, Jane Austen’s Regency World, Bath, United Kingdom
In defence of Mr Wickham
Dr Gillian Dooley, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Humanities, Flinders University
Music as a personal accomplishment in Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice and the Elvis Impersonator … the marketing of Jane Austen
The program covers a range of topics related to the novel, including musical themes and film adaptations. Attendees will enjoy a most scrumptious afternoon tea of muffins, cakes, biscuits, quiches and tartlets, and other regency-inspired delicacies.
For more information or to be included in the afternoon’s activities, please contact [email protected]
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This bonnet is based on an early regency style that was popular from the late 1700’s to the very early 1800’s. The bonnet has a velvet band over the head, with a heavy-satin pleated bag for the crown. There is a pleated trim …Read more on Blogger