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February 7, 2016:
"'You Can Get a Parasol at Whitby': Jane Austen and Circulating Libraries"
May 7, 2015:
You don’t need to be an Austen expert to feel at home in JASNA. We welcome new members whether they are reading their first Austen novel or have reread her books many times. We offer our members discounted and special member only events, friendship, good food, fun and learning.
Mrs. Goddard's school was in high repute—and very deservedly; for Highbury was reckoned a particularly healthy spot: she had an ample house and garden, gave the children plenty of wholesome food, let them run about a great deal in the summer, and in winter dressed their chilblains with her own hands. It was no wonder that a train of twenty young couple now walked after her to church.