The July/August issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine is now published, bringing you up to date with all the latest news, views and information from the world of Jane Austen. In it you can read about:
- Spinets and pianofortes Jane Austen uses keyboard instruments to depict social standing
- Volcano disruption An explosion in the Far East may have led to a year without a summer
- Shipwreck and bankruptcy Two disasters hit Jane Austen’s family
- Eliza O’Neill Did marriage and children help or hinder an author’s writing?
- Wedlock, children and writing Austen’s family had a connection with horse racing in Bath
- Jane Austen Festival in Bath A host of exciting events are lined up for September’s gathering
- News from Austen societies in the UK, the US and Australia