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The magazine is published six times a year in Bath, England, and is mailed to fans of Jane Austen and the Georgian/Regency era worldwide.

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September/October issue now published

JARW-83-cover-lowres The September/October 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:
  • Poldark returns The Cornish Mr Darcy will be back on our television screens this autumn
  • Scandal at Stoneleigh A murder tale comes close to Jane Austen’s maternal family
  • Austen for caregivers Carol J Adams looks at the link between Austen, the First World War and 21st-century caregivers
  • Women against slavery Meet those women who campaigned against the heinous trade in human beings
  • The real Lady Susan Take a look at Lady Susan Vernon, Austen’s youthful creation
  • Janeites in DC A preview of this year’s JASNA AGM which is taking place in October
  • News from Austen societies in the UK and the US

New book: The Joy of Jane

In 2017 the literary world will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen in a year packed with exhibitions, talks, walks and performances – as well as her appearance on the British £10 note. JoJ cover Although there were only six completed novels, Austen left an enormous legacy when she died on July 18, 1817, at the age of only 41. The Joy of Jane brings together some of today’s leading writers and authorities on Jane Austen to offer their thoughts on her endearing appeal. They include: MAGGIE LANE / DEIRDRE LE FAYE / SUSANNAH FULLERTON / RUTH WILLIAMSON / CARRIE BEBRIS / EMILY BRAND / PENELOPE FRIDAY / AMY PATTERSON / NIGEL STARCK / MARGARET SULLIVAN / KIM WILSON … plus excerpts from Reginald Farrer’s seminal essay in The Quarterly Review of July 1917 that marked the 100th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. The Joy of Jane will be published in September 2016 price £14.99 (plus postage). To pre-order your copy visit our dedicated website:www.joyofjane.com

July/August issue now published

JARW-82-Cover 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

May/Jun issue now on sale

JARW-81-cover-lowres The May/June 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:
  • Mr Wickham returns Adrian Lukis is taking his show on tour
  • Alton Regency Week The Hampshire gathering is going from strength to strength
  • Georgian names for a Princess The youngest royal is called Charlotte, Elizabeth Diana
  • Let us pray What did the church and its teachings mean to Jane Austen?
  • Racing certainty Austen’s family had a connection with horse racing in Bath
  • Being a kept man Meet those who were in search of a wealthy wife
  • News from Austen societies in the UK and the US

Mar/Apr issue now on sale

JARW-80-cover-small The March/April 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:
  • Ladies on horseback Riding sidesaddle was the only polite way to appear in public
  • Meet Diana Shervington Exclusive interview with the doyenne of Janeites, twice descended from the Austen family
  • White-washing The people of colour who lived in Georgian England
  • Sanditon revisited Take a trip to modern-day Worthing
  • A stitch in time Needlework had a particular role in Jane’s novels
  • Is this the book that inspired Sense & SensibilityIntroducing A Gossip’s Story
  • News from Austen societies in the UK and the US

Jan/Feb issue now on sale

JARW-79-cover-small The January/February 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:
  • Persians at Pemberley Four Iranian students  followed in Jane Austen’s footsteps around England in the early 1800s
  • Mr D’Arcy, tour guide The army office who escorted our Muslim visitors in Regency London
  • Pride & Prejudice & Zombies Seth Grahame-Smith’s mash-up is set to hit the big screen
  • Fun at the frost fair Londoners enjoyed a memorable party when the Thames froze over
  • A day at the waxworks Life-like effigies were a popular attraction for the Georgian public
  • Hair today, gone tomorrow What your coiffure said about you in Jane Austen’s time
  • News from Austen societies in the UK, the US and Australia

Nov/Dec issue now on sale

JARW78 web The November/December 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:
  • Preparing for 2017 at Chawton Mary Guyatt’s vision for Jane Austen’s House Museum
  • Forty and fabulous Jane had to much to celebrate by the time of her 40th birthday
  • Lottery hopes Entering the draw offered huge winnings for a few, but others were less successful
  • Chamber pots and privies The bathroom and hygiene habits of our Georgian forebears
  • Spies at work Who was watching your every move in Regency Britain?
  • Seasonal presents Festive gift ideas for the Jane Austen fan in your life
  • News from Austen societies in the UK, the US and Australia

Sept/Oct issue now on sale

JARW77 COVER WEB The September/October 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:
  • Jane Austen, fossil hunter? An astonishing new theory about the ‘Kelly Clarkson ring’
  • Cranks, quacks and other healers Meet the alternative medicine men of Jane Austen’s time
  • Queen Charlotte in Bath George III’s consort came to take the waters
  • Come rain or shine Jane Austen’s clever use of different weather conditions in Emma
  • Emma at the movies Several film-makers have tackled Jane’s fourth novel. How do they compare?
  • Being lady of the house How the wives of upper-class men had an important role in society
  • News from Austen societies in the UK and the US
Subscribe today to Jane Austen’s Regency World, the full-colour, must-read, glossy magazine for fans of the world’s favourite author – delivered to your doorstep every two months direct from Bath, England.Plus reports from Austen societies in the UK, US and Australia; news, letters, book reviews, quiz and much, much more!

Jul/Aug issue now on sale

JARW76 COVER web 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:
  • how one writer fell in love with Emma
  • the magic of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell
  • Charles Austen’s adventures with ladies of the night in Barbados
  • Fanny Burney’s first-hand account of the aftermath of the battle of Waterloo
  • why Jane Austen resonates among the Amish of Pennsylvania
  • Promise & Promiscuity: Penny Ashton’s popular show is heading to the Edinburgh Fringe
  • Georgian dolls’ houses on display in Bath and London
  • Previews of Austen festivals in Bath and Louisville, Kentucky
  • News from Austen societies in the UK and the US
Subscribe today to Jane Austen’s Regency World, the full-colour, must-read, glossy magazine for fans of the world’s favourite author – delivered to your doorstep every two months direct from Bath, England.Plus reports from Austen societies in the UK, US and Australia; news, letters, book reviews, quiz and much, much more!

May/June issue out now

JARW 75 The May/June 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:
  • George IV’s obsession with his pet giraffe
  • Jane Austen’s use of the sofa in her novels
  • the etiquette of maintaining another woman – plus Emma Hamilton, Nelson’s mistress
  • Georgian TripAdvisor – travel guidance for the Regency era
  • Discover the journeys that Austen’s characters take in Emma
  • the Jane Austen letter that ended up in Haverford College, near Philadelphia
Subscribe today to Jane Austen’s Regency World, the full-colour, must-read, glossy magazine for fans of the world’s favourite author – delivered to your doorstep every two months direct from Bath, England.Plus reports from Austen societies in the UK, US and Australia; news, letters, book reviews, quiz and much, much more!

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