Jane Austen fans Unite!

by Mugdha Wagle on August 30, 2013

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Are you a 'Janeite'? The British Council’s mylibrary in association with the Jane Austen Book Club, Mumbai will conduct an event, 'Austen: At Home and Overseas' to celebrate all things Austen.

The session will cover: 

  • Introduction
  • A Step Back – A peek into Jane Austen’s life and her works.
  • Pride & Prejudice-Introduction to the book, Discussion of key characters, introduction to the movie, screening a selected scene from Pride & Prejudice as well as from its Hindi adaption- Bride & Prejudice.
  • Discussion/ Interactive Session

Whether you think Mr.Knightley is better than Mr.Darcy, whether you find Mrs.Jennings more ridiculous than Catherine Morland, make sure you don’t miss the chance to meet others who love and venerate this most-loved author of social satires disguised as romances.

Date and time: Saturday, 31 August 2013, from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm 

Venue: British Council Division, 901, 9th Floor, Tower 1, One Indiabulls Centre, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road (W), Mumbai 400013 (Paid parking available)

Email mylibrary.mumbai@britishcouncil.org to register.

Written by Mugdha Wagle

Kitabi Keeda of the most obsessive sort. When she’s reading something, interrupt her only if you have life insurance! Discovering a fantastic new author can move her to tears. Loves trekking, adores animals and venerates good food (eating it, not cooking it :))!

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