September 23, St. Louis Meeting – Two Film Versions of Persuasion

On Sunday, September 23, a large gathering of members and many guests congregated at the University City Public Library to hear John Greenfield, Ph.D., give a wonderful and insightful presentation on two film interpretations of the novel Persuasion by Jane Austen. He compared and contrasted the 1995 film with the … READ ON

2017 – JASNA Summer Program

Jane Austen Summer Program Presents “200 Years of Persuasion” June 15 to 18, 2017 Hosted by the University of North Carolina, CH and JASNA-NC CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — This summer more than 100 people, including Austen fans, established scholars, graduate students, K-12 teachers, and aspiring authors, will have the opportunity … READ ON

Jane Austen’s Portsmouth And the Dynamics of the Price Family

At the Saturday, Sept. 26, meeting of the St. Louis Metropolitan Region, Jane Austen Society of North America, members and guests experienced not one but two insightful presentations concerning Austen’s 1814 novel Mansfield Park. The presentations were offered by members Phyllis Thorpe and Toby Benis. Last year, at JASNA’s Montreal … READ ON

Kara Louise: How She Came to Writing and Jane Austen and Where It Led

Kara Louise's novel Darcy's Voyage - program presentation at Jane Austen Society in St. Louis

On June 6, members of the St. Louis Region of JASNA and their guests congregated at the lovely home of member Bettye Dew to enjoy one of her delectable luncheons and then a delightful presentation by author Kara Louise. Ms. Louise (her pen name) recounted the story of her exploration … READ ON