Meeting Missives

Meeting Missive: “Lady Susan” June 2016

On June 18, 2016 our Region gathered to discuss a piece of Austen’s juvenalia: “Lady Susan”, upon which the recent film “Love & Friendship” is based. We had a lively group of Austen-lovers on hand for tea, sweets, and sandwiches and a rigorous discussion of the epistolary novel (and a good bit about the film,… Continue reading Meeting Missive: “Lady Susan” June 2016

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Meeting Missive: Pride & Prejudice February 2016

Our JASNA Region re-convened in February with a tea and a discussion on “Pride and Prejudice” at the Woodward Park Library in Fresno. Book discussion coordinator Brooke Aiello presented a short outline on the differences between Private and Public Balls during the Regency era and a lively discussion ensued on the functions of the Meryton… Continue reading Meeting Missive: Pride & Prejudice February 2016