The Jane Austen Handbook: Proper Life Skills from Regency England

Quirk Books
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Long before Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Quirk published this guide to life in Regency England to the delight of Austen fans everywhere. Newly published with a revised cover, The Jane Austen Handbook offers step-by-step instructions for proper comportment in the early 19th century. Readers will discover: 

     •  How to Indicate Interest in a Gentleman Without Seeming Forward
     •  How to Ensure a Good Yearly Income
     •  How to Ride Sidesaddle
     •  How to Behave at a Dinner Party

Full of practical directions for navigating the travails of Regency life, this charming illustrated book also serves as a companion for present-day readers, explaining the English class system, currency, dress, and the nuances of graceful living.
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About the author

Margaret C. Sullivan is the editrix of Austenblog.com and an active member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. Her favorite Jane Austen novel is Persuasion.
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Publisher
Quirk Books
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Published on
Mar 8, 2011
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Pages
224
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ISBN
9781594745089
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Literary Criticism / Humor
Reference / Personal & Practical Guides
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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