Austen’s World Wrap Up. January 14, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Twelfth Night Customs: Wassailing the Apple Trees
    Today is Epiphany, the day when Christians celebrate the arrival of the Three Magi (or Three Wise Men or Three Kings) with (not particularly useful) presents for Baby Jesus. In some countries, like Spain, this is still the day when … Continue reading
  • Austen vs Brontë
    How better to start 2016 at Risky Regencies than with a cat fight? Not a real one, of course, but a literary one pitting Jane Austen against Charlotte Brontë. I just read Why Charlotte Brontë Hated Jane Austen by Susan Ostrov Weisser … Continue reading

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