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February 2019

Why Are We Still Reading Jane Austen?

February 14, 2019
6:00 pm
The Left Bank, North Bennington
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Jane Austen lived a short, quiet life in southern England, during which she wrote six novels about young women. Two hundred years later, how do we account for the continuing global appeal of these drawing room dramas among readers and moviegoers? Novelist Deborah Lee Luskin discusses how Austen’s novels demonstrate the importance of reading closely. Read More »

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