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This issue of the Newsletter includes the following:
Report on the initiative to create the wonderful Jane Austen quilt now on display at the Chawton House Museum.
Brief overview of the Annual Study Day held in Senate House in London last February.
Brief details of the nomination process for membership of the new Jane Austen Society Committee in 2019.
Tribute to Tony Corley, former member and trustee of the Jane Austen Society Committee.
Tribute to Bill Ramsey, one of the founder members of the Southern Circle and former member of the Jane Austen Society Committee.
Report on the day's events at the AGM of the Alliance of Literary Societies in May.
Report on the impressive South-West Branch 3-day tour of various venues linked to the Leigh family.
Report on a similar event in Warwickshire organised by the London Group.
Diary of Events currently organised for 2018/19 by Branches and Groups in the UK, plus relevant contact details.
Extensive and warm tributes to former Society Committee Member and patron of the South-West Branch, Diana Shervington, who died recently shortly before her 100th birthday.
Overview of the Jane Austen Study Day (including ticket application procedures) to be held in London on 9 February 2019.
Photograph of the new Jane Austen rose, launched at Chelsea in 2017 for the bicentennial.
Detailed account of the past year's events at the Jane Austen House Museum.
Similar detailed account of the past twelve months at Chawton House.
Jane Austen Speaks Norwegian: The Challenges of Literary Translation by Marie Nedregotten Sorbo, Brill Rodopi, £85
Jane Austen and the Reformation: Remembering the Sacred Landscape by Roger E Moore, Ashgate, £28 (paperback)
Jane Austen's Fiction Manuscripts edited by Kathryn Sutherland, OUP, 5 volumes, £495
Trailblazing Women of The Georgian Era by Mike Rendell, Pen and Sword, £14.99
The Journal of Louisa Lushington (1821-1822) edited by Linda Slothouber, Chawton House, £10
Jane Austen's Geographies edited by Robert Clark, Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), New York and London, £115 hardback, eBook purchase £103.50, 12 months' rental £69, 6 months' rental £57.50
Stories in Stiches - Reimagining Jane Austen's Quilt edited by Lucy Bailey, Elizabeth Betts and Sue Dell, Jane Austen's House Museum, £10
Article on the recently introduced Data Protection Act, with emphasis on the storage and handling of members' personal data.
Back page: Article on The Georgian Papers Programme, a project to catalogue and digitise the archive of papers from the reign of George III in the Royal Archives at Windsor.