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Jane Austen and Mary Shelley fans: These books, sites and series might be new to you

Have you finished reading “Frankenstein” and “Northanger Abbey” for JASP this summer? If so (or if you’re procrastinating — no judgment!), these recently released or upcoming books and series put a unique spin of Jane Austen and Mary Shelley. 411 more words

Northanger Abbey

I guess after having read about a naive and imaginative heroine that made all the wrong decisions, in the last book I read, I was looking forward to reading about a naive and imaginative heroine that made mostly right decisions. 3,488 more words


Parental Tyranny and Filial Disobedience in Northanger Abbey

Theresa M. Kenney says she’s “an Austenite by accident”: “I fell in love with Austen after being pressured to read her when I was an undergraduate English and Classics Major at Penn State by my graduate student friends, and when I moved to Texas to teach at the University of Dallas, I was hired as a Medievalist and Early Modernist. 2,272 more words


Galentine's Day

For Galentine’s Day I reached out to the amazing ladies in my life for some female friendship literature! Here were their suggestions:

Jen (the childhood friend): … 401 more words


Send a valentine from 'Northanger Abbey' or 'Frankenstein'

Happy early Valentine’s Day from the Jane Austen Summer Program! Want to make someone’s day? Just click on one of our “Northanger Abbey”- or “Frankenstein”-themed valentines below, right click on the larger image to save it and send it to someone special.

Women and Appearances

While reading Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey I came across the following quotation:

This gave me immense pleasure since Jane Austen’s opinion closely aligns with my own. 33 more words

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