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Celebrations in Jane Austen’s Novels – GI 21 247 (Online)

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13 May 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm BST

Tutor: Dr Danielle Grover

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Date: 13 May 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Length of Course:
2 Fridays
£23.20 – £28.00
Reference Code:
GI 21 247
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


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Celebrations in Jane Austen’s novels are important plot devices that are usually given an ironic twist. This course will examine the role of weddings, surprise engagements and social entertainment in three of Austen’s famous novels: Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Persuasion

Although this course assumes no prior knowledge of Jane Austen, it would be helpful to read the three novels beforehand and have copies available during the course.




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About the Speaker

Dr Danielle Grover

Dr Danielle Grover has delivered fourteen courses on Jane Austen since 2014, after completing her doctoral thesis on Jane Austen and other eighteenth-century novelists. She was a Teaching Fellow in Romanticism at University College Dublin and has held a number of teaching positions in sixth-form colleges and universities. Currently, Danielle has had eight articles published on eighteenth-century writers and she has lectured on music’s role in the eighteenth-century novel at over ten international conferences in Australia, Ireland, the U.K and in the U.S. In 2008, Danielle spent two months as a visiting fellow at Chawton House Library in Chawton, which was the village where Jane Austen worked on her major novels. In her spare time, Danielle enjoys piano-playing, reading and ballet.


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