Jane Austen’s Regency World Issue 57, May/June 2012 Published

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Jane Austen's Regency World No 57 The latest issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine, May/June 2012 (No. 57), has been published. In this issue:

  • Mozart’s Sister: a stunning new film tells of the talented musician eclipsed by a famous brother
  • Oops, I did it again: drink, drugs, sex and gambling… lax morals prevailed in Georgian England
  • Taking a tour around Steventon, birthplace of Jane Austen
  • Rage against the machine: how the Luddites sought to protect their jobs and their families
  • Exploring the character of Elizabeth Bennet

Plus all the latest news from the world of Jane Austen, your letters, round-ups from the Jane Austen Society of the UK and the Jane Austen Society of North America, book reviews and quiz.

And an extra note from the publisher:

STOP PRESS… Watch out for our NEW website and BREAKING NEWS pages – coming soon to www.janeaustenmagazine.co.uk!

In general the magazine is not available at newsstands, except at the JA Centre in Bath, but if you subscribe within the next month or so, you will probably receive this issue. Tell them the Editrix sent you!

July/August 2011 Issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World Published

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Jane Austens Regency World No. 52We heard from Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine with a preview of the articles in the current issue, which has been mailed to subscribers:

In the new issue:

JANE AUSTEN FESTIVAL IN BATH A preview of the exciting programme lined up for September

THEATRICAL PAINTINGS The amazing set of costumed portraits collected by Somerset Maugham is now in safe hands

COAST DELIGHTS How Jane Austen depicts the seaside in her novels

FORGOTTEN BROTHER Maggie Lane traces the life of George Austen, Jane’s little-known brother

LUNAR RIOTS The day a Georgian society in Birmingham was attacked by a mob

WHEN WE ARE GONE How did Cassandra handle Jane’s legacy, and what about ours?

JANE’S MEN Our favourite author was not only an expert on women, she had a strong insight into the minds of men

Plus: All the latest news from the world of Jane Austen, as well as letters, book reviews, quiz, competition and news from JAS and JASNA.

Jane Austen’s Regency World will be at the following events, and look forward to meeting many subscribers, old and new:

July 9 & 10, Jane Austen Festival, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Sept 17, Jane Austen Festival, Bath, UK (country fayre)

Oct 13-15, JASNA AGM, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

For further information, and to subscribe, visit: www.janeaustenmagazine.co.uk

If you’re interested in this issue, if you subscribe now and ask nicely, no doubt they will make it the first issue in your subscription! :-)

The 50th Issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World is Published

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Jane Austen's Regency World No. 50Congratulations to Jane Austen’s Regency World on the publication of their fiftieth issue! We received our copy already at AustenBlog World Headquarters, hard on the heels of No. 49. (More on that at the end!) It’s a pretty good issue, so without further ado, here’s what you can look forward to:

JARW AT FIFTY The Jane Austen community worldwide celebrates the 50th edition of Jane Austen’s Regency World

SANDY LERNER INTERVIEW The entrepreneur who rescued Chawton House speaks exclusively about the pleasure and pain of such a significant project

REGENCY ROYAL WEDDINGS What Prince William and Kate Middleton can learn from Georgian nuptials

HOME COMFORTS Maggie Lane on how Jane Austen’s books show how ideas about the home were changing

CLERICAL FATHERS Contrasting the lives of George Austen and Patrick Brontë

NO NOOSE IS GOOD NEWS The convict who started Australia’s first newspaper

TAKEN BY THE PRESS The fear of press gangs stalked the streets of Regency Britain

Plus: All the latest news from the world of Jane Austen, as well as letters, book reviews, quiz, competition and news from JAS and JASNA – and from the Jane Austen Society of the Netherlands

For further information, and to subscribe, visit: www.janeaustenmagazine.co.uk

Apologies once again to subscribers in the US whose deliveries of the last issue were delayed by increased security checks, seasonal closures, industrial action and bad weather on both sides of the Atlantic!

It’s been a tough winter all over!

January/February 2011 issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World available

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Jane Austen's Regency World Issue 49We heard from Jane Austen’s Regency World Magazine, which has gone on sale in the UK. (We are asked to tell overseas subscribers, particularly in the U.S. and Canada, that due to the recent severe weather in the UK, delivery of the new issue may be delayed by 7-10 days.) To whet your appetite, check out the articles in the new issue:

Sense & Sensibility at 200: Leading writers look at the history, relevance, importance and morality of Jane Austen’s first published novel

What price Paradise? Life as a Jewish person in Regency England

Wives by Advertisement: The risks and rewards of Georgian lonely hearts’ adverts

Jane Austen and Robert Burns: What she really thought about the Scottish poet

Jane Austen edited by a man: One writer’s angry response to recent news reports

The new curator at Jane Austen’s House Museum reveals what Jane means to her

Plus: All the latest news from the world of Jane Austen, as well as letters, book reviews, quiz, competition and news from JAS and JASNA

For further information and to subscribe visit www.janeaustenmagazine.co.uk. If you subscribe now, we believe you will receive the January/February issue as part of your subscription.

Also: The March/April 2011 issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine will be the 50th issue! Wow!

Preview of Jane Austen’s Regency World November/December issue

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Jane Austens Regency World November/December 2011 The November/December 2011 issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World is now on sale, and should be in mailboxes of subscribers, we suppose, very soon! The magazine will also be available at the JASNA Annual General Meeting next week in Portland, and no doubt if one wishes to subscribe, one will be able to do so there. If not, visit the magazine’s website to get a subscription.

In the new issue:

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS: seasonal gift suggestions for the Austen fan in your life – or hints to drop your family and friends if you are an Austen fan!

POWER OF ATTRACTIONS: what gives some of Jane’s characters sex appeal

WHY I’M BANISHING JANE FROM MY BOOKSHELF: the reader who has fallen out of love with Austen

THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH: Amy Patterson, of Jane Austen Books, finds similarities in the writings of Douglas Adam and Jane Austen

NOVEMBER IN THE NOVELS: a busy time of year in Jane’s writing

TOM AND JERRY: No, not the cartoon; a sportswriter’s fiction from the 1820s

ON THE COVER: Royal Crescent Hotel, Bath, one of the grandest buildings in the city. Sharon Love, the general manager, tells us about “My Jane Austen”

Plus: All the latest news from the world of Jane Austen, as well as letters, book reviews, quiz, competition and news from JAS and JASNA

September/October issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World published

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Jane Austens Regency World Issue 47 The September/October issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World has been published. Highlights include:

Highlights of the new issue of the magazine include:

* The Latin touch: how Jane’s fame is spreading in Brazil

* A very secret diary: the heiress Anne Lister’s love for a woman has been turned into a film

* A Cornish exile: Maggie Lane explores the life and times of Charles Austen, Jane’s seafaring brother

* Jane’s best jest: Paul Bethel compares Emma with Mansfield Park

* Required reading: Sue Wilkes explains how no Georgian gentleman could afford to miss

* Enter stage right: Jane Austen would have known the old Theatre Royal in Bath

* My Jane Austen, Marsha Huff: The outgoing president of JASNA shares her love of Jane Austen

Publisher Tim Bullamore added:

Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine is also delighted to announce that it will be at the following events:

– Bath Jane Austen Festival, country fayre at the Guildhall, Bath, on Saturday, September 19
– JASNA AGM, Regency Emporium, in Portland, Oregon, October 28-30
Readers are invited to visit our stand and say hello!

If you are at these events, do stop by and say hello to Tim–he loves to meet readers.

Jane Austen’s Regency World July/August Issue Published

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JA Regency World July August 2010The latest issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine has been published, and yes, the Editrix has her share in the conversation; click on the image to see the cover. Articles in this issue include:

  • Austen or Bronte? Maggie Sullivan, editrix of AustenBlog.com, discusses media suggestions that ‘Bronte is the new Austen’
  • The Bath Bugabo (or little green man): Cathryn Spence, from the American Museum in Bath, writes about an eccentric man who terrified ladies in both Bath and Brighton
  • Where there’s a Will: a look at the final wishes of some of Jane Austen’s family
  • Only a Grandmother: Maggie Lane talks about Jane’s treatment of grandparents in her writing
  • Queen Adelaide: she gave her name to an Australian city, but what do we know about the wife of King William IV?
  • Smuggling ways: a dangerous occupation, but a thriving trade in Georgian times
  • Pride & Progress: reading Jane Austen’s books on an e-reader
  • Book Reviews: Regency Cheshire by Sue Wilkes; Murder at Longbourn by Tracy Kiely; Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen by Sarah Jane Downing
  • plus My Jane Austen (featuring the pianist Keith Snell), news from JAS and JASNA, News and Letters.
  • To subscribe to Jane Austen’s Regency World, visit www.janeaustenmagazine.co.uk

    Jane Austen’s Regency World is also delighted to announce that it will be at the Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, on July 10 and 11 (Hey, so will we!) and JASNA’s annual general meeting in Portland, Oregon, on October 29 and 30 (we’ll be there, too!) Readers are invited to visit their stand and say hello.