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Oregon & SW Washington Region: CANCELED: Jane Austen and the Arts, Part 2 (Virtual)

Sep 26

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This event has been canceled.

Book Overview

JA Arts book coverMarcia Hamley will give an overview of the book Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, and Harmony (edited by Natasha Duquette and Elizabeth Lenckos). Reading the book is not necessary to attend.

Publisher's book description: "The essays collected in Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, and Harmony examine Austen’s understanding of the arts, her aesthetic philosophy, and her role as artist. Together, they explore Austen’s connections with . . . writers engaged in debates on the sensuous experience and the intellectual judgment of art. The contributors look at Austen’s engagement with diverse art forms, such as painting, ballet, drama, poetry, and music. . . . As a result, a new and compelling image of Austen emerges, a 'portrait of a lady artist' confidently promoting a distinctly post-Enlightenment aesthetic system of her own."

This event is free and open to all JASNA members and people considering JASNA membership. To register for the Zoom event, click here. Please note that the time for this event is Pacific Time.