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Podcasting with Jane – Kicking Ass in a Corset

More than 200 years ago, at a time when women in England had very few rights, Jane Austen wrote novels featuring strong, intelligent women with principles. Certainly, they had their faults and, of course, romance does play a central role in all of her novels but the thinking, feeling, authentic women she created have inspired … Continue reading Podcasting with Jane – Kicking Ass in a Corset

Join JASNA-NJ for a discussion ofWives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

Join JASNA-NJ on Saturday, September 18 at 2pm to discuss Elizabeth Gaskell's classic Wives and Daughters. Goodreads describes the novel as such:Set in English society before the 1832 Reform Bill, Wives and Daughters centers on the story of youthful Molly Gibson, brought up from childhood by her father. When he remarries, a new step-sister enters Molly's quiet … Continue reading Join JASNA-NJ for a discussion ofWives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell