Congratulations 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!