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July 17, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.
A Tale of Two Authors: Did Jane Austen Influence the Writings of Toni Morrison? (Virtual event.)
Join Carl Johnson for a fascinating talk examining the early novels of Toni Morrison and comparing and contrasting them with Jane Austen’s fiction.

 

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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. Members enjoy special events throughout the year as well as friendship, good food, fun and learning. Learn more...

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It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;—it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.

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