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Wafer Etiquette

Earlier this week, I described the humble wafer– a dry paste disk that provided a quick and easy alternative to sealing wax. With two different methods for sealing letters available, how would a letter writer choose between them in Jane Austen’s era? 1,542 more words


What I'm Reading

Michael Chabon – Telegraph Avenue – Would you believe this is my first Chabon? Yeah… when it comes to contemporary writers I lag way behind. Certainly not the last Chabon, however. 67 more words


One-Liner Wednesday: forgive and...

“Surely it is more generous to forgive and remember, than to forgive and forget.”
– Maria Edgeworth

Join us for Linda’s One-Liner Wednesday! Find out how here:  http://lindaghill.com/2015/08/12/one-liner-wednesday-instantaneous-gratification-in-action/


Maria Edgworth

It was only recently that I start getting introduced to Irish literature. As a matter of fact, it was only when we officially started our Dublin 2015 class that I started getting conscientious to the celebrated Irish writers, artists and their works of art. 580 more words

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The wonderful world of Maria Edgeworth

I am a massive fan of Maria Edgeworth. Although of her approximately 29
published works only 4 are widely available today. So here are a few things you may (or may not) know about her. 261 more words

Nothing New Under the Sun

When Emily and I set up Something Rhymed, we were keen to find out whether Jane Austen enjoyed the support of a fellow writer. Perhaps she got to know… 651 more words

Female Friendship

New Biography Shows Fascinating Parallels between Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley

Charlotte Gordon’s new biography, Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley provides a fascinating look into the lives of these two remarkable, though often misunderstood and maligned, women who were groundbreaking writers of the Romantic and ultimately the Feminist movements. 1,883 more words

Classic Gothic Novels