A wave of Jane Austen links

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untitled-design-5By Jennifer Abella

We’ve been sharing lots of fun Jane Austen links on our Facebook and Twitter pages, but if you’ve missed them or are just joining us, never fear! We’ve got some of ’em right here. Read and click away! But first:

Did you hear the news? Registration for our 2017 program — “200 years of Persuasion” — opens Dec. 1. Help us spread the news by sharing our “save the date” wallpapers.

Get the details on the new £10 note featuring Jane Austen. It enters circulation next summer!

Want to escape? These Jane Austen-inspired locales in the UK seem like perfect spots.

Attention, writers: These Austen-y tips might help.

Wregency-namehat’s your Regency name? Mine’s “Susan Stone of Blackley Street.” Love it. Hat tip to the Jane Austen Centre’s Facebook page for posting this!

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., has an exhibit exploring Shakespeare and Austen and the “cult of celebrity.” Can you pair the Austen and Shakespeare characters in this quiz?

If you’re looking for inspiration for next summer’s JASP ball, take a look at photos from September’s Jane Austen Festival in Bath, U.K.

Basingtoke, U.K., is organizing a “Sitting With Jane” trail in which artists paint Austen-themed benches in town.

What does your favorite Austen heroine say about you?

How does Hampshire plan to celebrate Jane Austen at 200? With a year of events.


Find links, photos and friends on our Jane Austen Summer Program page on Facebook — and follow @JASPhotline on Twitter and @janeaustensummer on Instagram!

Jennifer Abella is a TV/movie/pop culture/knitting/sewing/Jane Austen geek. Oh, and a total Anglophile. Find her on Twitter: @nextjen.



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