A Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England by Sue Wilkes
Imagine that you are a visitor in Jane Austen's England. What kind of carriage would you have? What kind of fashions would you wear? Where will you stay, and how will you travel? What is your occupation?Sue Wilkes discusses all these details, and more in an evocative way so that you can really picture yourself as a character in the Regency period!
She includes extracts from diaries, and books and peppers her account with several intriguing anecdotes about Regency characters, such as Beau Brummell and the Prince of Wales. She also discusses the differences between the classes. This well-researched, interesting book will be enjoyed by any Jane Austen fan, and it is also useful for novelists and non-fiction writers.v
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