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Rae Wiseman on the Jane Austen Society and why Coloradans love the writer

Chuckling in libraries and meeting halls since 1979, members of the Jane Austen Society of North America have been digging deep into the English novelist's classic tales of romance amongst the British landed gentry. In advance of the March 30Alamo Drafthouse Cinema screening of the BBC's 1995 adaptation of Austen's novel Persuasion, Westword tracked down Rae Wiseman, the regional coordinator of the Denver-Boulder chapter of JASNA, to find out just what brings these people together and why they love Austen so much. See also: Bruce Weber on bicycling, mortality and Life is a Wheel
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Kyle Harris has been Westword’s Culture Editor since 2016, writing about the arts, music and film.
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