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The Enduring Appeal of Jane Austen

Thursday 8 June 2017, 7.15PM

Roundtable discussion

With Bharat Tandon (UEA), Emma Major (York) and Deborah Yaffe (author of Among the Janeites), chaired by Alison O’Byrne (York)

What is Jane Austen’s legacy and why does her work continue to enjoy such popularity?  Following John Mullan’s lecture, join our panel of experts and enthusiasts as they explore all things Austen: the enduring appeal of her novels, the fascination with the life of the author, the ways in which her novels have been adapted and reworked, and the many aspects of Austen fandom.

Tickets free from York Festival of Ideas website or Tel. 01904 324119.

Part of the AUSTEN AT 200 events series.

Organizers: Alison O’Byrne and Erica Sheen.



Location: Berrick Saul Building, University of York