Austen and her characters worshiped using a liturgy, The Book of Common Prayer. What is it like to read those prayers daily?
Some fun novels of science in the Regency, and two novels of the Industrial Revolution: North and South, and a variation: Nowhere but North.
Two irresistible, romantic Pride and Prejudice variations highlight the Industrial Revolution and the problems of Regency society.
Evangelicals in the Church of England set out to reform the manners, or moral behavior, of a whole country. Did they succeed?
Anne Elliot's "duty" guided her through life's trials.
Doing what is right, for Jane Austen's heroines, requires a great deal of "exertion"!
A Country Parson's Everyday Life
What "good principles" was Darcy given, and how could he follow them in "pride and conceit"?
In Jane Austen, "serious" has a deeper meaning than we use for it today.
"Candour" meant something very different to Jane Austen than it does to us today. How does Jane Bennet teach us candor?