Happy New Year Janeites!
As you all know, Emma celebrated its 200th anniversary of publication on December 23, 2015, and JASNA’s theme for this year is “Emma at 200: ‘No One But Herself.’”
We will start discussing Emma at our January meeting to be held at the Toco Hills Library on January 23, at 2pm.
Here is the 2016 reading and meeting schedule using the page numbers for the Anchor annotated edition:
January 23, 2016: Introductory presentation/discussion of Emma, Read the Introduction to the Annotated Emma (let me know if you need a copy of the Introduction) and Chapter 1 of Emma, Pages 2-20 of the annotated edition.
February 20, 2016: Read pages 20- 235, Vol. 1 Chapter II through Chapter XV (Mr. Elton’s proposal to Emma).
March 19, 2016: Read pages 235 – 463, Vol. 1 Chapter XVI through Vol. 2, Chapter XII (Frank Churchill departs after the ball)
April 16, 2016: Read pages 463 – 670, Vol. 2, Chapter XIII through Vol 3, Chapter VII (The aftermath of the Box Hill Picnic)
May 21, 2016: Read pages 670 – 865, Vol. 3 Chapter VIII through Chapter XIX, complete Emma
June: Date/location TBD: Box Hill Picnic and Concluding Emma thoughts
The Toco Hills Library is located at 1282 McConnell Dr, Decatur, GA 30033
I expect the February, March, April, and May meetings will also be at the Toco Hills Library. However, please look for the email updates, Facebook updates, and website updates for confirmation of the meeting locations. If you are not receiving email updates, please send me an email at ee @ jasnaatlanta.org to be added to the mailing list.