Jane Austen http://wfpl.org en One-Woman Show Plays at Austen Festival http://wfpl.org/post/one-woman-show-plays-austen-festival <p>This weekend&#39;s <a href="http://www.jasnalouisville.com/">Jane Austen Festival in Louisville</a> will feature a one-woman play about &nbsp;Fanny Kemble, a legendary English actress and author who wrote in the style of Jane Austen.</p><p>&ldquo;Shame the Devil: an Audience with Fanny Kemble, &nbsp;written by Anne Ludlum, is based on Kemble&rsquo;s own journals.&nbsp; Kemble never met Jane Austen&mdash;she was only six when the novelist died. But Austenites celebrating the Regency Era this weekend will hear a deep kinship between the two women.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 19:14:22 +0000 Erin Keane 1050 at http://wfpl.org One-Woman Show Plays at Austen Festival Tech Pioneer Tackles Jane Austen Sequel http://wfpl.org/post/tech-pioneer-tackles-jane-austen-sequel <p>When Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sandy Lerner was a computational mathematics graduate student at Stanford University in the early Eighties, she would blow off steam by retreating into romantic world of Jane Austen&rsquo;s novels.&nbsp;She fell in love with the BBC&rsquo;s 1980 miniseries of &ldquo;Pride and Prejudice,&rdquo; and immediately started working her way through Austen&rsquo;s books.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:55:09 +0000 Erin Keane 709 at http://wfpl.org Tech Pioneer Tackles Jane Austen Sequel