Day 4: All I want for Christmas ~ Anything Jane Austen!

Day 4: Thursday 22 December 2011

For Your Enjoyment

A plug for the Jane Austen’s Regency World Magazine – if you don’t already subscribe, time to treat yourself by asking for it for Christmas; or a perfect gift for your best Jane Austen fan friend…

The next issue, Jan/Feb 2012, Issue 55 will be on sale January 1, 2012!



  • An interview with P. D. James [on the cover] ~ on her love of Austen and her new book Death Comes to Pemberley
  • Regency Childbirth ~ Pregnancy horrors in Georgian times
  • Let it Snow, Let it Snow ~ exploring the winter weather in Jane’s novels
  • Letter to Cassandra ~ the joy of seeing Austen’s handwriting
  • Austen’s Contemporaries ~ the ‘other’ Jane ~ Jane Porter, and her sister Anna Maria

And of course all the regular columns from JAS, JASNA, the topical news from contemporary papers, the quiz, and so much more – even the advertisements are interesting!

You can visit the magazine’s website here.

You can subscribe online here:

  • from outside the UK: £29.70 plus £9.00 postage [@ $60.74 total]
  • from inside the UK: £29.70 plus £3.30 postage

…and worth every penny!

Copyright @2011 Jane Austen in Vermont

Jane Austen Birthday Soiree Giveaway Reminder!

Just a reminder ~ tonight at midnight is the deadline for the Birthday Soiree Giveaway : the 2012 Jane Austen Calendar from Wisconsin JASNA – two copies will be sent to two winners of the random drawing – all you need to do is comment on this post here  – worldwide eligibility, winners will be announced tomorrow.  Good Luck one and all!