Wednesday July 06, 2016
Going between (and beyond) the covers with Jane Austen's legacy
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Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma—nobody can dispute the fact that Jane Austen has written celebrated classics.
But what is it about the author that inspires devotees all around the world to this day?
Karen Millyard hosts Jane Austen Supper Clubs, dances, and even a "A Ball at the Crown" to mark the 200th anniversary of Emma. She tells us why she thinks Austen is so relevant today.