Review of Man of Genius

Review in JASNA Newsletter February 2017 A Gothic Genius A Man of Genius By Janet Todd. Bitter Lemon Press, 347 pages. Hardcover. $24.95. Review by Diana Birchall. This novel is not about Jane Austen or her writing, nor does she put in an appearance. Yet it could hardly have been written without her, for its […]

Adapting Jane

Starting on February 07, 2017 19:00 At ROSL London Clubhouse roslarts@rosl.org.uk To mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen – the mother of the modern novel – the 2017 Literary Series begins with a discussion on adapting Austen’s novels for the screen and stage. How does one bring to life Austen’s trademark […]

Bologna conference : Women’s Voice 12-13 January

Thursday 12 January 2017 14.30 – Opening Remarks: Roberto Vecchi (Direttore Dipartimento LILEC), Lilla Maria Crisafulli (GEMMA e EDGES), Rita Monticelli (Centro sull’Utopia) and Serena Baiesi (CISR) 15.00 – Video-Conference: A Conversation with Janet Todd (Emeritus Professor of the Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge), My Life with Three Women: Aphra Behn, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Jane Austen I was very honoured to be the […]

Shiny New Books review of A Man of Genius

Harriet Devine, Shiny New Books Anyone who’s studied, or taken an interest in, women writers of the 18th and 19th centuries will have encountered the work of Janet Todd. She has written biographies of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley, and edited and written on the works of Jane Austen, Aphra Behn and many others. A Man of Genius is […]

Trbute review of A Man of Genius

Tribune http://www.tribunemagazine.org/2016/04/venetian-mystery-of-a-womans-past/  Fiction Venetian Mystery of a Woman’s Past  A MAN OF GENIUS by Janet Todd Bitter Lemon Press £16.99 The dark side of Venice has always attracted authors, both Italian and international, contrasting the city’s decadenceand glory with the hidden underbelly of much of its native population. Locating much of her 19th century story […]