LECTURE: “JANE AUSTEN: A BICENTENNIAL TRIBUTE”
Date: 5 December 2017
MUSEUM SOCIETY LECTURE.
JANE AUSTEN: A BICENTENNIAL TRIBUTE. Penny Townsend, author of Stepping Westwards with Jane Austen, discusses the enduring popularity of Jane’s wise and witty observations of human nature. Penny is fascinated by ‘the scientific and artistic achievements of the 18th century, in particular Jane Austen, Gilbert White and flirting with folded fans’.
The lecture starts at 10:45 h and is free to Torquay Museum Society members, or £5.00 for non-members.
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