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Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 2W ago

International Women’s Day (March 8)

Readers of Two Teens will see a familiar face when they check out Wikipedia’s homepage today, during International Women’s Day, Norfolk diarist Mary Hardy: Mary Hardy is well-represented in ...
Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 4W ago

FREE Book: Profiles of the Past

The University of Brighton has available online its publication, Profiles of the Past: Silhouette, Fashion and Image, 1760-1960. It features Annebella Pollen: Peering into the Shadows: Resea...
Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 1M ago

Secrets from the Royal Archives

The Vaults are OPENING! For some time I have been reading about the Georgian Papers Programme. I cannot say I am one to read timelines, and hadn’t realized until author and researcher Charlo...
Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 1M ago

Crossed-writing makes cross Reading

A delightful little booklet by Lewis Carroll (Alice in Wonderland) accompanied his invention of the Wonderland Stamp Case. From 1890, it makes amusing observations, which will strike the fun...
Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 2M ago

Jane Austen’s England: Hicks Beach Diary

Although I was too late to actually WATCH (online) this London auction (1 PM GMT, 25 January 2017), I quickly could see what this exquisite little diary SOLD FOR, and listen to the rapid sal...
Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 2M ago

reviews for JANE AUSTEN and the ARTS

Natasha Duquette, as one of the editors (along with Elisabeth Lenckos) of Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety and Harmony, has recent uploaded some reviews of the book. One, by Aud...
Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 2M ago

Hamilton at the Hammer

1/24/2017 UPDATE = see below On Wednesday 18 January 2017 the LARGE family archive of Alexander Hamilton will be on the auction block at Sotheby’s in New York. Expect the prices to be exorbi...
Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 3M ago

Why I read Jane Austen

Yesterday, 16 December 2016, being the anniversary of the birth of JANE AUSTEN, JASNA – the Jane Austen Society of North America – published their annual journal, Persuasions On-Line. It is ...
Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 4M ago

Austenised: a Visit to The Vyne

In August, Anna, on the blog AUSTENISED, wrote about her visit to The Vyne – the Hampshire estate of the Chute family. I invite you to walk in Anna’s footsteps: I cannot subscribe to a theor...
Two Teens in the Time of Austen · 4M ago

Some Things NEVER Change

At election time, it’s hard NOT to think of: Greed Favored Candidates Purchased Votes Tension Division Pocket & Rotten Boroughs Jubilation Corruption In “the shadow of the American War of In...