29 April 2017 Susannah

Recommended Reading – Jane Austen

Jane Austen, Susannah Fullerton

Susannah’s list of Top Books about Jane Austen

Susannah Fullerton is President of the Jane Austen Society of Australia and one of the foremost experts on her work. She provides the list below as a resource for those wishing to learn more about this remarkable writer.

On 18th July, 1817, Jane Austen died in the arms of her sister Cassandra. “I have lost such a treasure”, Cassandra wrote of her loss, “such a sister, such a friend as never can have been surpassed.” Cassandra had lost a sister and friend, but the world had lost its greatest novelist – far, far too early!

2017 marks the anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. All over the world, people are marking the occasion and celebrating the talent and genius of Jane Austen.

  Listen to Susannah and Margot Riley from the State Library of New South Wales talk fans, flirting, manners and majesty in Jane Austen with ABC Nightlife’s Sarah Macdonald.
  Susannah Fullerton: Margaret Elizabeth Jenkins was an English novelist and biographer of Jane Austen.
  Susannah Fullerton: Jane Austen Societies Around the World
   Jane & I: A Tale of Austen Addiction by Susannah Fullerton
   A Dance with Jane Austen by Susannah Fullerton
   Happily Ever After: Celebrating Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’ by Susannah Fullerton
   Jane Austen and Crime by Susannah Fullerton

   Jane Austen: A Life by Claire Tomalin
   Becoming Jane Austen: A Life by Jon Spence
   What Matters in Jane Austen? by John Mullan
   Jane Austen, The World of Her Novels by Deirdre Le Faye
   The Making of Jane Austen by Devoney Looser
   Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley
   Jane Austen: The Secret Radical by Helena Kelly
   The Missing Monument Murders by Judy Stove
   Jane and Me: My Austen Heritage by Caroline Jane Knight
   Jane Austen and Performance by Marina Cano
   The Genius of Jane Austen by Paula Byrne
   A Secret Sisterhood: The Hidden Friendships of Austen, Brontë, Eliot and Woolf by Emily Midorikawa, Emma Claire Sweeney, Margaret Atwood (Foreword by)
   Not Just Jane by Shelley Dewees
   Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism by Pam Morris
   Satire, Celebrity and Politics by Jocelyn Harris
   Jane Austen and Philosophy by Mimi Marinucci
   On the Sofa with Jane Austen by Maggie Lane
   Searching for Mr Tilney by Jane Odiwe
   Perception by Terri Fleming

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