JASNA StL News & Notes – August 2014

  JASNA StL founding member Phyllis Thorpe recently passed along two links of interest to readers of Jane Austen. The first: a link to a July 6 “Charlie Rose” conversation with John McQuillen, the curator of the Morgan Library’s current “Marks of Genius” exhibit. The interviewer is guest host Jon … READ ON

A Will, an Opportunity for Study, and a Proposal

  Last week, Linda Dennery and Meg Levin, our faithful New York Region correspondents, passed along three Austen-related items. The first is a story about, and a link to, Austen’s will; the second, an announcement of a summer course on Mansfield Park and Persuasion at Cornell University; and the third, … READ ON

Jane on the Ten Pound Note

      From our colleagues Linda Dennery and Meg Levin of JASNA’s New York Region, an update on a story that’s been percolating for several weeks. Apparently, we’ll need to wait a few years before we all acquire Jane Austen 10-pound notes: http://www.csmonitor.com/Books/chapter-and-verse/2013/0725/Jane-Austen-will-be-the-face-of-the-10-pound-note-in-the-UK       Also from our … READ ON