What Matters in Jane Austen

Thursday 8 June 2017, 6.00PM

Speaker(s): John Mullan (University College, London)

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Patron’s Lecture

Which important Jane Austen characters never speak? What do the characters call one another, and why? What are the right and wrong ways to propose marriage?

Join John Mullan of University College London for this British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Patron’s Lecture as he asks and answers some very specific questions about what goes on in Austen’s novels, revealing the inner workings of their greatness. 

Sponsored by the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.   

Tickets free via 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

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