I don’t have much time lately, but I thought that while I’m dealing with RL issues you might help me decide on a theme. more at New Theme? « Mending My Own Pen.
At the beginning of the 18th century arranged marriages were the norm, but by the end of it they fell out of favour with nearly everyone, the upper class excepted. more at Loveless Marriage « Mending My Own Pen.
If you like researching artefacts an account at Creative Spaces is a thing for you. more at Creative Spaces | Victoria and Albert Museum « Mending My Own Pen.
My English Country Garden Blog is a wonderful place to sneak into the English countryside. more at My English Country Garden Blog « Mending My Own Pen.
Mary Wollstonecraft, an eighteenth-century writer, philosopher, and feminist, hardly needs introductions. more at Mary Wollstonecraft « Regency Writings Repository « Mending My Own Pen.
A Vindication of the Rights of Men, in a Letter to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, occaisioned by his Reflections on the Revolution in France (2nd edition London, Printed for J. Johnson, 1790). more at A Vindication of the Rights of Men « Regency Writings Repository.
Some time ago I wrote a post about Chevening Park being considered the model for Rosings Park. more at Godmersham House « Mending My Own Pen.
There is something uniquely elegant about old illustrations. more at C. E. Brock in Olde Fashioned’s Rendition « Mending My Own Pen.
The Three Sisters is one of the frankest portrayals of “marriage as prostitution” (as Mary Wollstonecraft described marrying for material reasons) within all of Austen’s writings. more at Hannah Cowley in Austen’s The Three Sisters « Mending My Own Pen.
Austen chose Easter for the most significant turn in Pride and Prejudice. more at Easter in Pride and Prejudice « Mending My Own Pen.