Austen’s World Wrap Up. January 11, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Netley Abbey and the Gothic by Tony Grant
    Inquiring readers, Tony Grant, a blogger and contributor to this blog for a decade, has submitted this interesting post about Netley Abbey. He ties history, literature, poetry, and painting to Jane Austen’s fascination with the gothic novel, which led to her writing Northanger Abbey in her wonderfully satiric vein. Enjoy! My Memories of Netley Abbey […]
  • Artistic License and 12th Night Traditions
    The English count the 12 days of Christmas as starting on Christmas Day itself, so Christmastide, or the Twelve Days of Christmas culminate tonight with Twelfth Night, ushering in the Christian season of Epiphany. Which customs did people follow to … Continue reading

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