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Handsome, Clever & Sometimes Rich: Jane Austen’s Heroines: Margaret Norwich"

"An opportunity to become reacquainted with, or meet for the first time, the heroines of Jane Austen’s fiction, those exquisitely drawn young ladies who step off the pages of her novels and into our imaginations. We will consider closely the unique characters of each of her heroines, to include Elinor Dashwood, Elizabeth Bennet, Fanny Price, Emma Woodhouse, Catherine Morland and Anne Elliot. Do you have a favourite? Please join us to discuss further! "

Tutor: Margaret Norwich

"Margaret Norwich studied liberal arts at Vassar College, New York and read English at Girton College, Cambridge.  She has worked in publishing, higher education and the voluntary sector. She lectured on English Language & Literature for many years at Bedford College/De Montfort University, and was Tutor/Organiser for the WEA in Bedfordshire. Her interests include the poetry of Sylvia Plath, the novels of Hilary Mantel, the plays of Tom Stoppard, and the redemptive power of rock music."