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Making sense of Jane Austen

18 April 2006

Making sense of Jane Austen

To celebrate ‘the exquisite touch’ of Jane Austen, Auckland City Libraries is hosting free talks from celebrated author and lecturer Susannah Fullerton.

Jane Austen's brilliantly witty, elegantly structured satirical fiction has inspired countless movies, sequels and even dating guides. Her language, humour and wit continue to delight and entertain new readers all over the world.

Susannah Fullerton is a literary lecturer known for her engaging, entertaining style who appears at reader courses and forums all over the world to rave reviews. She has written two books about Jane Austen and is the President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia.

Her volume Jane Austen: Antipodean Views is a collection of opinions about Jane

Austen from famous Australians and New Zealanders, and she has recently published Jane Austen and Crime, the first ever study of crimes such as theft, poaching, duelling, elopement and even murder in the writings of Jane Austen.
Author talk details are:
Wednesday 26 April

- 11am: Remuera Community Library, 429 Remuera Road, Remuera

Thursday 27 April
- 11am: St Heliers Community Library, 32 St Heliers Bay Road, St Heliers
- 2pm: Leys Institute Ponsonby Community Library, 20 St Mary’s Road, Ponsonby
- 6pm: Central City Library, 44-46 Lorne Street, City.


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