Jane Austen’s Clergymen

  • Date & Time: Monday, 25 Feb 2013, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

“It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.”
Mansfield Park

This series of evening lectures concerns Jane Austen’s ordained characters, how they contribute to the wit and wisdom of her novels, and how her own Anglicanism may be appreciated in her fiction and her letters.

25 Feb – Jane Austen’s ordained relatives; Sense and Sensibility
4 March – Pride and Prejudice and Northanger Abbey
11 March – The Watsons and Mansfield Park
18 March – Emma and Persuasion

£30 for series, includes refreshments

Contact Alison Ogden for booking enquiries.
aogden@sarum.ac.uk | 01722 424826

Course Details:

  • Date & Time: Monday, 25 Feb 2013, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Tutor: John Cox

    • John Cox taught English after graduating from Trinity College, Cambridge. Following work at schools in Suffolk and London, he came to Bishop Wordsworthís School in Salisbury as Head of English, later becoming Assistant Headteacher. He retired in the summer of 2010.