Essays on AustenA collection of essays on Jane Austen's novels, life, house and legacy.
Professor Kathryn Sutherland on why Jane Austen was a pioneer in fiction, breaking new ground in subject and style.
Professor Fiona Stafford on why reading Jane Austen is (among other things) a lesson in emotional intelligence.
Professor Kathryn Sutherland examines the effect of war on Jane Austen’s life and its influence on her novels.
Professor John Mullan on why P&P is the most wonderful novel – from scintillating dialogue to living, breathing characters.
Dress and textile historian Hilary Davidson reflects on the success of the costumes in Andrew Davies’ ever-popular BBC adaptation.
In an exclusive extract from Jane Austen’s Wardrobe, dress historian Hilary Davidson uses Jane Austen’s letters and surviving articles of clothing to reveal her as a stylish dresser.