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Date:
February 24, 2018
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:
Main Gallery, Reading Rotunda & Sharon Lawson Room
Address:
508 N. Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804
Contact:
865-982-0981
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Love And Jane Austen

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Library Sponsored - Open to the Public

  • Saturday, February 24,  3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  “Love and Jane Austen.”  Jane Austen’s humorous romances have thrilled readers for more than 200 years.  Celebrate courtship and love in Austen’s works with Lark in the Morn English Country Dancers and Dr. Hilary Havens from UTK.  17th and 18th century English Country dances will be demonstrated and all audience members will be invited to participate as Karan Dotson narrates and teaches one or two dances.  Scones & tea will be served.  Costumes related to the Jane Austen era are encouraged. This program is sponsored by the Blount County Friends of the Library and is free, in the Main Gallery & Reading Rotunda.  The schedule for the day will be
    • “Class, Conduct and Courtship in ‘Pride and Prejudice’ ” presented by Dr. Hilary Havens, Asst. Professor of English at UTK.
    • “17th and 18th century English Country Dances” (demonstrations and teaching) with the Lark in the Morn English Country Dancers and music by The Lark in the Morn Consort, with narration by Karan Dotson.
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