Austen’s World Wrap Up. February 22, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Lovejoy
    I’m into comfort TV. To me, that includes series with likeable, quirky characters who rub against each other in interesting and funny ways—series like Northern Exposure, Parks & Rec, Grace and Frankie. My most recent go-to comfort TV is an … Continue reading
  • Black History Month
    I’ve been kind of obsessed with the history of free Africans in Europe ever since discovering the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. Imagine my delight when I found my favorite fencing master lurking in an amazing poster designed for schools (shared with permission … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. February 15, 2018

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • PERSUASION:  A novel of change, by Tony Grant
    Inquiring readers: One reason I love Tony Grant’s submissions is the wonderful original images that he takes of the sites he discusses – in this instance, Bath and Persuasion, Jane Austen’s final and arguably her best novel. Enjoy the article, as well as Tony’s photographic images. I think Persuasion is Jane Austen’s most mature novel. […]
  • Deportment, Courtesy and All That
    Manners maketh man. William of Wykeham, Motto of Winchester College and New College, Oxford By odd coincidence, both my actor son Graham and Elena’s daughter Gaile are in rehearsals for theater productions of Jane Austen works going up in March. … Continue reading

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