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New York Metropolitan Region: Widow Watching (In Person and Virtual)

Dec 10

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Reading the Marriage Plot Aslant

Stephanie Insley HershinowIn celebration of Jane Austen's birthday, Professor Stephanie Insley Hershinow will look at the novels' widows, including Mrs. Dashwood, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Ferrars, and especially the merry Mrs. Jennings. Professor Hershinow will provide some historical and legal context for the role of the widow in Austen's novels as well as readers' expectations about social status, romance, and narrative.  

This is a hybrid event, available virtually and in person. For more information and to register, please click here.