2019 CNJ JASNA Program

Meeting Dates and Topics

February 17 – Continuing our reading of Jane Austen’s novels in order of publication, we will discuss Persuasion, at the Plainsboro Public Library

April 14 – Program TBD

June 16 – Program TBD

August 18 – Program TBD

October 20 – Discussion of several critical articles on Persuasion.

December 15 – Our Annual holiday and Jane Austen birthday party, including games and book Pollyanna, at a member’s house in Freehold.

Reading Group Dates and Books

March 17Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brian

May 19Jane Austen’s Sailor Brothers by J. H. Hubback and Edith C. Hubback

September 15 – We will be discussing works of Jane Austen fanfiction.  You can read one or all three; for each book, one attendee will present a short summary/book report for the benefit of those who have chosen a different book.

  • Mary B.  by Katherine J. Chen
  • Pride and Prometheus by John Kessel
  • Pride by Ibi Zoboi
November 17Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity by Janine Barcha

Program information will be updated as we finalize plans.  You can find them at the link on the navigation bar under Programs 2019

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