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Celebrating a Regency Christmas

When most people consider a Regency Christmas, they are really envisioning a Victorian one. During the Regency Period (1811-1820), Christmastide began on Christmas Day and ended with a Twelfth Night celebration. There are few references to Christmas traditions in Regency … Continue reading

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Irony, Elizabeth Bennet, and Jane Austen

(This post originally appeared on December 11, 2012, on Darcyholic Diversions.) I admit it. I love IRONY. i·ro·ny /ˈīrənē/ a Noun ~ the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic … Continue reading

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