Events

Sunday September 20, 2020 2-3:30 p.m. PT Virtual Meeting Jane Austen’s Juvenilia: “Wicked Funny” A Dramatic Reading and Discussion

Come experience the drama and humor of Jane Austen’s Juvenilia as we read “Wicked Funny”, an original play adapted by Michele Larrow from three of the stories in the Juvenilia. The play lasts about 30 minutes and showcases the genius of Jane Austen, highlighting the most humorous dialogue of each story, while maintaining the narrative through summary and commentary by a narrator. After the reading we will have a discussion of the three works: “The Three Sisters,” “Jack and Alice,” and “Love and Freindship” using breakout sessions depending on the size of the audience. Discussion questions are downloadable below. Email: jasnaewanid@gmail.com for the Zoom invite. (If the link does not work, just copy and paste the email address because it is correct). If you don’t have time to read the stories, come anyway as our play will cover the basics of each story. The meeting is free and open to all. If you have questions, send us an email message: jasnaewanid@gmail.com! (If the link does not work, just copy and paste the email address because it is correct).

If you do not own a copy of the Juvenilia, the JASNA Ohio North Coast Region has all the stories online at the following link http://www.jasnaonc.com/p/jane-austens-juvenilia.html#492399860. You can also find the Juvenilia on the Project Gutenberg site as an audio book: http://self.gutenberg.org/collection/6755/jane%20austen.