“We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.”

Fanny Price, Mansfield Park

 

“How quick come the reasons for approving what we like.”

Persuasion

“Run mad as often as you choose, but do not faint.”

Sophia, Love and Friendship

“I suppose there may be a hundred different ways of being in love.”

Emma Woodhouse, Emma

 

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel must be intolerably stupid.”

Henry Tilney, Northanger Abbey

“I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.” 

Elizabeth Bennet on Mr Darcy, Pride and Prejudice

“I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but like everybody else, it must be in my own way.”

Elinor Dashwood, Sense and Sensibility

Upcoming Events

Jane’s Birthday Meeting: “Domestic and Public Music Making in the Age of Austen”

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2022

Location: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Parish House, 43 Foreside Rd, Falmouth, ME 04105

Speaker: Justin Murphy-Mancini, Ph.D., is an artist faculty member for organ at the Osher School of Music at the University of Southern Maine. He is a graduate of Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music, where he earned degrees in historical performance, organ, composition, and philosophy. Justin is a keyboardist, composer, and liturgical musician who specializes in the performance of music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque at the organ and harpsichord. He is Music Director at the Unitarian-Universalist Church in Newburyport, MA and also performs as a musician throughout New England.
Click Here to check out Justin’s YouTube Channel before the event! 

10:30 am Registration
11:00 am Presentation and Q & A
12:00 pm  Lunch, Birthday Cake, Toasts
Raffle [donations appreciated]
Member Profile: Lynn Harlan
Business Meeting and Reports
Remarks by Susan Claska Burnett, Regional Coordinator

Click Here to Register!

JASNA-Maine members $15
Non-JASNA members $20
Students $5
• Fee payable via PayPal on the website. If you register without paying the fee in advance, it is payable in cash or by check to JASNA-ME on the day of the event.
Any questions, please email janeite2@gmail.com.

A message from our hospitality chair…
Please email Terri Nickel to let her know whether you can bring a salad and/or if you are willing to help with setup, serving, or cleanup. Terri would appreciate alternatives to tossed green salads, such as vegetable slaws, fruit salads, pasta salads, etc. In addition to a variety of quiches, we will provide beverages and birthday cake.

Book Group: Jane Austen the Secret Radical

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023
Author: Helena Kelly
Facilitator: Barbara Briggs Location: Zoom – contact Susan Burnett at slcburnett@gmail.com

Time: 1:30 p.m.

 

 

Book Group: Juvenilia of Jane Austen

Date: Sunday, April 16, 2023
Author: Jane Austen
Facilitator: TBA
Location: Zoom – contact Susan Burnett at slcburnett@gmail.com
Time: 1:30 p.m.

*Available for free on Project Gutenberg!

 

 

 

Save the Date: June 2023: Tour of a historic house – meeting site and date TBD

 

 

Save the Date: September 2023: Promenade in Bath, Maine – meeting site and date TBD

 

 

Book Group: Pemberley: Mr. Darcy’s Dragon

Date: Sunday, September 24, 2023
Author: Maria Grace
Facilitator: Misty Krueger
Location: Zoom – contact Susan Burnett at slcburnett@gmail.com
Time: 1:30 p.m.

Available on Kindle Unlimited or Audible.

 

 

Book Group: Lover’s Vows

Date: Sunday, November 12, 2023
Author: Elizabeth Inchbold & August von Kotzebue
Facilitator: Lynn Harlan
Location: Zoom – contact Susan Burnett at slcburnett@gmail.com
Time: 1:30 p.m.

*Available for free on Project Gutenberg!

 

 

Book Group: Mansfield Park

Date: Sunday, February 11, 2024
Author: Jane Austen
Facilitator: Linda Perkins
Location: Zoom – contact Susan Burnett at slcburnett@gmail.com
Time: 1:30 p.m.

*Available for free on Project Gutenberg!