Jane Austen Society Austria

Society for historical literature, art and culture

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The Jane Austen Society Austria´s purpose is to study the life and works of Jane Austen and her time. In further consequence to study the history and life of the early and late modern period.

Regular meetings are planned to talk about, to study and experience historical daily life, culinary art, fashion and needlework techniques, music and dance, literature, botany, etc. Mainly we will read Jane Austen´s works and discuss them at joint literary evenings.

All members are invited to propose ideas for meetings and acitivities.

If you are interested, we are looking forward to your mail:  society@janeausten.at

5 March 2020

Emma

 

  

29 February 2020

2. Jane Austen Bookclub

 

  

6 February 2020

Little Women

 

  

12 January 2020

1. Jane Austen Bookclub

Today was the first meeting of our Jane Austen bookclub at "Silvia´s Cornershop". We discussed the first 7 chapters of "Pride and Prejudice". Silvia offered a wonderful Afternoon Tea with freshly baked scones and other delicious food.

We are looking forward to our next meeting, on 29th February, we continue with the next chapters.

  

Photo Album

16 December 2019

Jane Austen Birthday Afternoon Tea

To celebrate Jane Austen´s 244. birthday we met for an Afternoon Tea. Each member brought something delicious and so we had to offer tea, sandwiches, scones, clotted cream, jam, sponge cake and tea biscuits.

Thanks again for coming and celebrating together!

  

Photo Album

28 November 2019

Get-together

While enjoying tea and delicious scones we introduced our new society and were able to gain new members. Unfortunately we forgot to take a group picture, so here is one where only we three were left.

4 November 2019

Founding meeting

At the first general meeting of the founding members the board of the association was chosen: Eva Tieber, Julia Mondre and Marlies Klocker-Tieber. Mostly we talked about the planned activities of the Jane Austen Society Austria:

  • a bookclub to read and talk about Jane Austen´s works and in further consequence read works of other historical authors too. We will begin - how could it be otherwise - with "Pride and Prejudice" ♥
  • Historical picnic
  • Workshops to study and experience historical fashion and needlework, techniques, culinaric, music and dance, literature, botany, etc
  • Museum visits and excursions

22 August 2019

Foundation of association

Nearly 15 years have passed since we went to see a movie and fell in love with the fashion and life around 1800. What has been our common hobby in the recent years, we now want to share with others. Therefore we decided to found an association that deals with the life and works of Jane Austen, and also with the history and life of the early and late modern period with focus on the early 19th Century.

In the footsteps of Jane Austen

Jane Austen Society Austria

Biography

 

In the footsteps of
Jane Austen

Bath

Lyme Regis

Chawton

Winchester

Lacock (Filmlocation)

What are men to rocks and mountains? Oh! What hours of transport we shall spend! And when we do return, it shall not be like other travellers, without being able to give one accurate idea of any thing. We will know where we have gone; we will recollect what we have seen. Let our first effusions be less insupportable than those of the generality of travellers.

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
 

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