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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.

Nov/Dec 2017 issue now on sale

The November/December 2017 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:
  • Five ways to make more time for Jane Austen Rose Servitova comes up with some top tips to make the most of Jane
  • Publish and be dammed The Georgian courtesan who named and shamed her clients
  • Austen in America How Jane’s books and fame spread in the New World
  • The mystery of Sanditon The author who turned Jane’s work into a detective tale
  • Poetry in motion Robert Southey, Caroline Bowles and an unhappy union
  • Jane’s bad boys What can we learn about Messers Wickham, Darcy and Collins?

Sept/Oct 2017 issue now on sale

The September/October 2017 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:
  • Northanger Abbey at 200 Tracing the history of Jane Austen’s gothic novel
  • Dining with Jane Mouthwatering recipes from Chawton Cottage and the Great House
  • Daughters of Manydown Park Jane and Cassandra’s close friendship with the three Bigg sisters
  • Keeping the faith Quakers, Catholics and Methodists were the victims of religious discrimination
  • Gown and town The value of an Oxford education to the Austen brothers
  • Jane in Paradise Exclusive preview of the Jane Austen Society of North America’s AGM in Huntington Beach, California

July/August 2017 issue now on sale

The July/August 2017 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:
  • Obituary Jane Austen’s life was little acknowledged at the time of her death in 1817: we put that right
  • Last days in Winchester Inside the house where Jane Austen spent her final weeks
  • Mourning clothes How to dress after the death of a family member
  • Darcy on screen New evidence emerges of a lost prewar film of Pride & Prejudice
  • Archbishop’s bones A discovery in London has important connections to Jane Austen
  • Bath time Exclusive preview of the Jane Austen Festival taking place in Bath in September

May/June 2017 issue now on sale

JARW-87-Cover-lowres The May/June 2017 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, Brexit and Trump Nationalism was prevalent in Jane Austen’s day
  • Charlotte’s verdict A Bronte sister’s outspoken views on Jane’s writing
  • Canal knowledge The waterways that were changing the landscape
  • Our own William Jane’s nephew accompanied her on the final journey to Winchester
  • Courtship, love and marriage Romance in Regency England
  • Regency Rogue Henry Morris, the bigamist who shocked Britain
  • Austen’s English Would you have understood Jane’s spoken dialect?

March/April 2017 issue now on sale

JARW-86-cover-lowres The March/April 2017 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:
  • Welcome to Brighton The Regency spotlight falls on this coastal town
  • Austen at Astley’s Nights out at the circus, both in fiction and in real life
  • Quality Street The Peter Pan author set his new play in Regency times
  • Marrying a cousin Could you? Should you?
  • Education, education, education Boys and girls were taught differently in the classroom
  • The real Jane Fairfaxes The women who worked as governesses
  • Jane and the theatre Why did Austen never write for the stage?

January/February issue now on sale

jarw-85-cover-digital The January/February 2017 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:
  • Lady Worsley scandal The heiress who shocked Georgian society
  • Louisa Lushington’s journal The secret diary of a Regency lady has been transcribed
  • Who killed Mrs Churchill? Reading Emma as a murder-mystery tale
  • New coins, please It took a foreigner to introduce the great recoinage
  • Pelisse please Reconstructing a garment that may have been worn by Jane Austen
  • Jane Austen the radical Helena Kelly introduces her new book
  • News from Austen societies in Australia, the UK and the US

November/December issue now on sale

jarw-84-cover-lowres 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:
  • Pride & Prejudice The stage production that is touring the UK
  • Jobs for the girls Some women in Regency times had remarkable occupations
  • Mad, bad and dangerous to know Lord Byron’s mistress spoke out in the pages of Glenarvon
  • Making a splash Catherine Morland’s visit to the spa at Bath
  • Captain Cook’s curiosities Stunning exhibits from the South Seas were on display in London
  • A caddish colonel How Colonel Berkeley, from Gloucestershire, seemed to cause one scandal after another
  • News from Austen societies in the UK and the US

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

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