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National Gallery Conference: Knowing 'as much of art as the cat': 19th-century women writers on the Old Masters John Ruskin infamously dismissed the art historian Anna Jameson as knowing ‘as much of art as the cat’. However, in recent years [...]

2017-10-19T15:43:55+00:00 20th October 2017|Conferences and Events, Library News|

Jane Austen in Paradise

At the 2017 JASNA AGM in Huntington Beach, Gillian Dow gave the opening plenary lecture. In it, she discussed Rudyard Kipling’s poem ‘Jane’s Marriage’, written c. 1922, in which Kipling accompanies Austen to paradise, sees her welcomed into an [...]

2017-10-11T14:22:39+00:00 11th October 2017|Library Blog|

The Bank of Jane Austen

Welcome back to Chawton House Library Conversations: October Podcast. First launched on Sunday 8 March 2015 while celebrating International Women’s Day, our monthly podcast is a round up of news, events and highlights, helping you stay connected with Chawton House [...]

2017-10-11T11:07:43+00:00 10th October 2017|Podcasts|

Temperatures soar in the garden

Welcome back to Chawton House Library Conversations: September Podcast. First launched on Sunday 8 March 2015 while celebrating International Women’s Day, our monthly podcast is a round up of news, events and highlights, helping you stay connected with Chawton House [...]

2017-10-11T11:00:46+00:00 12th September 2017|Podcasts|