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JASNA Reading Group: Persuasions #42, Essays

April 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The JASNA Reading Group will meet on April 9th at 2:30 to discuss five essays from Persuasions #42. The essays we are discussing are:

“Pens and Needles: Letter Writing and Needlework as Female Resources” by Maggie Lane, pg. 140

“Southampton to Sanditon: Invalids, Fashionable Cures, and Patent Medicines as Inspiration and Source Material for Jane Austen’s Final Novel” by Cheryl Butler, pg. 159

“John Dashwood’s Contract to Care: Parodic Legalism in Sense and Sensibility” by Kevin Wong, pg. 181

“The Materialistic Marriage Market: Intersections of Money and Matrimony in Pride and Prejudice” by J.R. Herman, pg. 207

“Hopeless Boy: Dick Musgrove” by Leo Rockas, pg. 239

A Zoom invitation and discussion questions will be sent out to registered members shortly before the event. Please contact reading group organizer, Nancy Kleinert, if you wish to attend.


April 9
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Nancy Kleinert


Zoom Meeting
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