Jocelyn Harris: Satire, Celebrity and Politics in Jane Austen

In her latest book on Jane Austen, Professor Jocelyn Harris argues that she was “a satirist, a celebrity watcher, and a keen political observer”. Join Chawton House for a talk with the author.

Tickets: £15, Friends and members of the Burney Society: £12. Includes tea/coffee and cake. Talk starts at 2pm.

To book, call us on 01420 541010 or book online here (subject to Eventbrite booking fee).

About the Speaker

Jocelyn Harris, professor emerita at the University of Otago, New Zealand, publishes extensively on eighteenth-century British literature. Her books include Jane Austen and the Art of Memory and A Revolution Almost beyond Expression: Jane Austen’s Persuasion.


Event Details


Sunday 13 October 2019, from 2pm until 4pm


Chawton House, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ



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