The Reading Group will meet next on March 9, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the home of Bill Boyd and Marna Tisdel in SE Portland. An email was sent out to the members with RSVP contact info.
The discussion topic will be In Company -- Hospitality in Austen's Novels. The discussion leader will be Sylvia Foster.
"There is hardly any personal defect which an
agreeable manner might not gradually
reconcile one to."
~ Jane Austen, Persuasion, 1818
During last week's reading group discussion on "Travel in the Novels," there were several resources shown and referred to, including the following:
Thanks to Janet Rohrbaugh, our Regional Secretary, for forwarding on the news about a new online Regency magazine called The Belletrist. The following comes direct from the magazine's Editori-in-Chief, Sarah Bernsdorff:
The Regency Society of America, a non-profit group dedicated to all aspects of the Regency, has come together to create The Belletrist Magazine.
The Belletrist, volunteer made, will be available for free on Issuu.com, quarterly. Articles covering history, decorum, and fashion, as well as activities for kids, will be open to any who wish to view it.
Though The Belletrist has been put together by the Regency Society of America, we welcome readers and volunteers no matter their organization, and would like to give to you the opportunity to subscribe to the magazine before our maiden publication March 2nd.
There are two ways to subscribe:
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the magazine.