To round off our week of Austen, we thought we’d let you know about the Oxford Theatre Guild‘s production of Pride and Prejudice, on tonight at Trinity College! All the Oxford Janeites out there should get down to Trinity’s velvety lawns for 7.30pm. Here’s a sneak peak:In other Austen news, the Guardian’s John Mullen challenged Oxford’s Dr. Paula Byrne by calling Austen’s style “unflinchingly satirical” (if you missed the Telegraph’s original article, you can read it here). What do you think? http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2013/jul/11/jane-austen-fiction-not-anaesthetic
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