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Jane Austen’s Emma and Brunswick Square

The Emma 200 Festival celebrates the bicentenary of the publication of Jane Austen’s Emma in 1815 – the novel which praises Brunswick Square: Our part of London is so very superior to most others! The neighbourhood of Brunswick Square is so very different from almost all the rest. (Emma, Chapter 12). The Friends of Brunswick Square invite you to […]

Emma Woodhouse and ‘The Children in Brunswick Square’

In Jane Austen’s novel Emma, Brunswick Square is commended as a airy and healthy place to live. Although the next-door Foundling Hospital is not mentioned there are many references to parentless children throughout the book.   Professor Laurie Kaplan will talk about this interesting aspect of the novel at the Foundling Museum on Saturday 8 June at […]