Resources

Learn about Austen’s life and the Regency era.

Scroll through digital texts of her novels and discuss them with other Janeites.

Explore Austen adaptations and film locations.

Walk in her shoes through a digital exhibit of artwork she actually saw during her stays in London.

Read some of the novels she enjoyed, or favorites of the JASNA-Southwest reading groups.

Test your Austen-related knowledge with a quiz!

Or find a local Regency dance group.

 

JASNA-Southwest Reading Group Favorites

Louisa May Alcott: Little Women
Anne Bronte: Agnes Grey, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Charlotte Bronte: Jane Eyre, Shirley, Villette
Emily Bronte: Wuthering Heights
Wilkie Collins: The Moonstone, The Woman in White
Charles Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities, Little Dorrit
George Eliot: Adam Bede, Daniel Deronda, Middlemarch, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner
John Galsworthy: The Forsyte Saga
Jane Gardam: Old Filth, The Man in the Wooden Hat
Elizabeth Gaskill: Cranford, North and South, Wives and Daughters
Stella Gibbons: Cold Comfort Farm
Henry James: The Ambassadors, The American, Daisy Miller, The Portrait of a Lady, What Maisie Knew, Washington Square, The Wings of the Dove
Ian Kelly: Beau Brummel, The Ultimate Man of Style
Tom Reiss: The Black Count
Anthony Trollope: Barchester Towers, The Warden, The Way We Live Now
Edith Wharton: The Age of Innocence, The Buccaneers, The Custom of the Country, The House of Mirth

For more, check out the reading group archives under each of our reading groups.

What Jane Austen Read

Books Austen is known to have read include:
Eaton Stannard Barratt: The Heroine; or Adventures of a Fair Romance Reader
Frances Burney: Camilla, Cecilia, Evelina, The Wanderer; Or Female Difficulties
Mary Brunton: Self Control, Discipline
Maria Edgeworth: Castle Rackrent, Belinda, A Practical Education
Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis: Adelaide and Theodore, or Letters on Education
Charlotte Lennox: Female Quixote
Ann Radcliffe: The Romance of the Forest
Samuel Richardson: The History of Sir Charles Grandison
Sir Walter Scott: The Antiquary