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New York Metropolitan Region: What Jane Read

Sep 14

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Austen’s Gothic Inheritance in Northanger Abbey 

Screen Shot 2019 05 11 at 4.47.32 PMPlease join us as we welcome Dr. Susan Allen Ford, Professor Emerita at Delta State University. Professor Ford will explore with us Jane Austen’s lifelong engagement with the gothic as well as the specific gothic reading list that Northanger Abbey suggests. What should the characters and readers of Northanger Abbey learn from the pleasurable terrors of the gothic?

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