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Welcome to the
Jane Austen
Society of Melbourne

Registration No. A0033972K
ABN 80 025 064 214

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JASNA

JAS UK

Sydney

"imagination is everything"

 
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Aims of JASM

Publications

Meetings

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The Jane Austen Society of Melbourne (JASM) is glad you looked us up.

Jane Austen's writings have been an inspiration to many generations and her works continue to be read and studied throughout the world.

Melbourne is no exception and in May 1993 the Jane Austen Society of Melbourne was founded by Carla Hawley.

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JASM has as its object to bring together people from all walks of life interested in meeting others who enjoy the writings of this exceptional author and wish to participate in discussions and study. We wish to help you educate yourself in this way--Austen's novels tell us a great deal about ourselves as well as the way people lived two hundred years ago when Australia was founded.

The Jane Austen Society of Melbourne was incorporated in 1996.        (1)
If you would like to join us, there is an application form.

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The Society issues a bi-monthly Newsletter and also produces an occasional Journal, "Observations".    (2)

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The Society meets bi-monthly at 2:00pm generally on the last Saturday of February, April, June, August and October at the English-Speaking Union, 146 West Toorak Road (between Walsh and Marne Streets), South Yarra. Members also enjoy related activities.

Meeting details for 2016 are listed below. These meetings are on Saturdays at 2:00pm. For further information concerning the Society please contact the Secretary, Mrs Fay Jones, on (03) 9853 8153 or email pemberley@netspace.net.au

 

2016 Programme

 

Threads across the Empire

Dorothy Morgan

27 February 2pm

 

“A Glance of brightness”:emotion and

The speaking face in the works of Jane Austen

Prof Stephanie Trigg

30 April

 

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25 June

 

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27 August

 

AGM

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29 October

 

Janefest

26 November

 

At 2.00 pm at the English-Speaking Union (unless otherwise noted)

146 Toorak Road West, South Yarra

 

 

Regular book discussion groups are also held.

The featured work for 2016 is Sense and Sensibility.

 

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Poem to Chawton Cottage

 

 

Cottage of Grace
by Anonymous.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ruby from red bricks
you gazed at corn ricks
and pond for the village
for horses for tillage.

We came from down under
and gazed in shy wonder
that Jane Austen lived there
and scripted with true care.

The Jane Austen Society of Melbourne Inc.

Incorporated under the Associations Incorporations Act 1981 of the State of Victoria, number A0033972K.
President Andrea Richards.
Secretary Fay Jones,
1/183 /Brougham Street Kew 3101

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            Authors: G K and M D Chapman of Surrey Hills, Victoria 3/3/98
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Please visit the wonderful
Jane Austen Centre in Bath

 

and the local historical society for Steventon and Deane in North Hampshire

 

Jane Austen Essays