Fragment of a Seaside Romp By Janet Todd Reprinted from Literary Hub via FENTUM PRESS January 10, 2020 Was there ever a fragment like Jane Austen’s Sanditon? The distinguished novelist suffering a long decline—her brother Henry alleged that “the symptoms of a decay, deep and incurable, began to show themselves in the commencement of 1816″—used her last months […]
SICKNESS AND SALT WATER IN JANE AUSTEN’S SANDITON Talk Saturday 19 October: 3:00pm – 4:00pmNewnham College, Old Labs, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, UK. Read more on Facebook Page
3 Comments23SEP2019 Jane Austen’s Sanditon: With An Essay by Janet Todd — A Review posted in Book Reviews, Jane Austen Books, Regency era by Laurel Ann Nattress Sanditon, Jane Austen’s last unfinished novel is in the news. A new TV adaptation and continuation of the same name premiered in the UK on ITV on August 25, 2019. The new eight-part series was written […]
Janet formed part of the panel discussing Aphra Behn on 12 Oct on BBC Radio 4. You can listen to the Podcast here. Melvyn Bragg and guests, including Janet, discussed Aphra Behn (1640-1689), who made her name and her living as a playwright, poet and writer of fiction under the Restoration. Virginia Woolf wrote of her: […]
I am delighted to have contributed an article on Geoffrey Humphries, who painted my official portrait for Lucy Cavendish College. The portrait is reproduced in this beautiful book.
I was recently interviewed by the lovely folk at Talk Radio Europe. Why not listen the the podcast where I talk about the life of Aphra Behn: A Secret Life with their presenter and discuss her intriguing life story. Listen here.
Janet Todd is thrilled to be the guest post in June’s issue of The HWA – Historia Magazine talking about her life, Aphra Behn and women writers. Read the article in full to find out more.
Jeremy Sallis chatted to Janet at lunchtime on the 23rd June 2017 about the remarkable Aphra Behn. (Listen again to the interview – starts 0:22 – available for a limited time only)
The launch party took place on the 13th June 2017 at Heffers Bookshop in Cambridge yesterday evening and was very well-received by all. Thanks to all those who came along and especially to Vicky Gilder, David Wightman, and Katherine Bright-Holmes for so much support and to Jane Monson for reading Aphra. #aphrabehn #booklaunch The book […]
“Janet Todd has combed the archives, explored all the possible options, and made connections based on probabilities in such a way that a credible picture emerges of the life and personality of this fascinating, talented woman.” Read the full review here.