The May/June 2014 issue (No. 69) of Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine is published and is being mailed to subscribers this week.
In it you can read about:
•An exclusive interview with Deirdre Le Faye, doyenne of the Austen world, about her career as a Janeite and her new book
[Note: Le Faye’s new book, Jane Austen’s Country Life: Uncovering the Rural Backdrop to her Life, Her Letters and Her Novels, is due out June 1, 2014 from Frances Lincoln]
•Belle, the new film about Lord Mansfield’s great-niece, is out soon
[Note: the film is released May 1, 2014; cover image is of Belle, played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw; for more information and the trailer see http://www.foxsearchlight.com/Belle/ ]
•Could an eminent harpist have discovered Jane ‘s piano tuning key?
•Glorious Godmersham: a visit to the home of Edward Austen Knight
•Adlestrop, the village that influenced both Jane and a poet
•How Georgian England was fascinated by spiritualism and the supernatural
*Plus News, Letters, Book Reviews and information from Jane Austen Societies in the US, UK and Australia
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