Middling People

Jane Austen – Provincial Life & The Cultivation of the Mind

Jane Austen – Provincial Life & The Cultivation of the Mind

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While her only known image may seem to reveal otherwise, there was nothing really plain about Jane. Her novels belong as much to her times as do the list of battle honours won by those involved in the era’s significant war campaigns.

Revolutionaries and Romantics – Politics, Poetry and Passion

Revolutionaries and Romantics – Politics, Poetry and Passion

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The late 18th and early 19th century in England, Europe and America was a period of romantics and revolutionaries, politics, poetry, passion and enlightenment