Jane Austen makes a cameo in a charming new novel about friendship and the literary life
Jane Austen and Shelley In the Garden Review September / October 2021 Booklist Magazine Fran and Annie have been friends for decades, from their time teaching in higher education and experiencing motherhood to Annie’s current visit to Fran’s remote retirement cottage in South Norfolk, England. While contemplating the next phase of their friendship, Fran consults […]
Jane Austen and Shelley in the Garden layers emotions within the intellectual discourses of a literary community, thinning the veil between what’s real and imagined.
Join Professor Janet Todd as she reads from her new novel, Don’t You Know There’s A War On !(Fentum Press). From Chawton House’s Lockdown Literary Festival, 15-17 May 2020. https://chawtonhouse.org/2020/05/lockdown-literary-festival-sunday/
Plunging the depths of ‘a sky blue swimming pool of words’ in Don’t You Know There’s a War On? by Janet Todd
Stellar actress Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter, The Age of Innocence, Blackadder) reads from and discusses the latest novel by her old friend, world-renowned Cambridge academic and literary biographer Janet Todd. In Don’t You Know There’s a War On? Janet addresses social change, imperial decline and class anxiety in post-war Britain from the perspective of a thorny and claustrophobic […]
Join Janet Todd at Heffers in Cambridge UK for a party to celebrate publication of her new novel, Don’t You Know There’s a War On?
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
Published on 23 September 2019 by Laurel Ann Nattress in Austen Prose 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 by Andrew Davies (Pride and Prejudice 1995) and will be […]