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14 March 2019The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen: An exploration of her family life, letters and early work.
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The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen: An exploration of her family life, letters and early work. Karin Fernald Thursday 14 March 2019

The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen: An Exploration of her Family Life, Letters and Early Work

with Karin Fernald

At Jubilee Hall, 2 Parsonage Lane, Enfield, EN2 0AJ

Doors open at 10am for coffee in advance of lecture starting at 10.30am

 Cost £30 for members and £38 for non-members to include lunch and coffee. Any non-member joining on the day will get a refund for the extra cost.

This day will take us into the fascinating world of Jane Austen. Karin will bring her to vivid life through extensive research into her family life, letters, early plays and novels. The first lecture will focus on Jane Austen’s family life, while the second will look at the careers of her two sailor brothers, with reference to Mansfield Park and Persuasion. Finally there will be a costumed solo show entitled “We fainted alternately on the sofa” based on the author’s juvenile writings.

Karin Fernald, actor, researcher and speaker, is known for her entertaining lectures on celebrated correspondents and diarists from the 18th to early 20th centuries. Karin has just returned from the University of Cape Town Summer School, where she gave presentations on Jane Austen, including a new lecture- Jane Austen and the slave-trade.

Please return the application form to, - there is a printable version under About us/documents.

Janet McQueen at 55, Manor Road, Enfield, EN2 0AN, or email: jntmcqn@gmail.com  Tel. 020 8367 7374 (mobile on the day if you are unable to come is 07771 637735).   

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