Jane Austen, Money and the Hyde Connection

21 Sep 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: West Side Lecture Theatre, School of Art, Park Avenue, Winchester, SO23 8DL

A joint lecture by Professor Emma Clery (Univerity of Southampton, Department of English Literature) and Helen Paul (University of Southampton, Department of Economics)

Emma Clery and Helen Paul will discuss the fate of the Hyde Abbey estate in Jane Austen’s time, and her brother Edward’s ownership of a section of it. Based on research from her new book ‘Jane Austen: The Banker’s Sister,’ Emma will explore the ways Jane Austen incorporated abbeys and castles into her fables of romance and economic mobility.

This is a FREE lecture but you need to register in order to secure a guaranteed seat.


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