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North County Reading Group – May Meeting

May 3, 2015 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT

Mommy Dearest – How do mothers’ decisions in Austen’s books affect their children and their marriageability?

In honor of Mother’s Day, let’s discuss mothers in Austen’s books. Which Austen character would you want as YOUR mother? Was Lady Catherine a good mom? How might Emma’s life have been different if her mother had lived?

When: May 3rd, 2pm – 4pm
Where: Cafe Stoked – Upstairs Meeting Room
Address: 1215 San Elijo Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078 | cafestoked.com

Join us again for another lively discussion of the North County Reading Group!

Mothers in Austen’s Novels for reference:

Sense and Sensibility: Mrs. Dashwood, Mrs. Ferras, Fanny Dashwood, Mrs. Jennings, Lady Middleton, Mrs. Palmer, Eliza Knightly

Pride and Prejudice: Mrs. Bennet, Lady Catherine deBrough, Mrs. Lucas, Mrs. Wickham, Mrs. Darcy, Mrs. Gardner

Emma: Mrs. Woodhouse, Mrs. Isabella Knightly, Mrs. Bates, Miss Bates?, Mrs. Weston, Mrs. Churchill, Harriett Smith’s Mother

Mansfield Park: Mrs. Price, Lady Bertam

Persuasion: Mrs. Musgrove, Mrs. Mary Musgrove, Lady Elizabeth Elliot, Mrs. Hayter

Northanger Abbey: Mrs. Morland, Mrs. Thorpe, Mrs. Allen, Mrs. Tilney


May 3, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT
Event Category:


Jane Austen Society of North America San Diego


San Diego, California

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