Home ›   |   Conference & Events ›   |   Event Calendar ›   |   Atlanta, Georgia Region: Jane Austen's Naval Connection

Atlanta, Georgia Region: Jane Austen's Naval Connection

Feb 17

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Persuasion Close Read: Part 1

Annotated PersuasionThe Atlanta Reading Group will host a close read of Persuasion and a lecture on Austen and the navy. Region member, Renata Dennis will provide a brief lecture on the naval connection in Jane's family, based on her discussions with and notes from a descendant of one of Jane's naval brothers!

Please read Volume 1, Chapter 8 through Volume 2, Chapter 2. This section includes the scenes in Uppercross and Lyme, and ends with Anne’s farewell before leaving for Bath. Sudha Verma will lead our discussion group. 

For more information visit the Region Facebook page