JANE'S HEROINES: young ladies of spirit! with Lise Rodgers

Thursday 23 May 2013, 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Jane Austen was as fond of her heroines as we are. When creating Emma Woodhouse, Elizabeth Bennet and Anne Elliot; she wrote three young ladies of spirit – and had a different opinion of each. Using excerpts from her letters and passages from Emma, Pride & Prejudice and Persuasion, this is a chance to spend some time with the young ladies in question.

Lise Rodgers is an accomplished Melbourne actress whose career has spanned stage, screen and radio. An interest in the world and characters of Jane Austen is the inspiration behind her Jane Austen by Lise Rodgers repertoire of performances.

John Smart (circa 1740–1811), Portrait of Miss Harriet and Elizabeth Birney (detail), 1806

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