Join JASNA NJ on Saturday, May 21st at 2 PM as we discuss North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
The Real Jane Austen (a 2002 documentary)
Nutmeg...the pumpkin spice of Austen's era?
Austen, that starry-eyed romantic.
Join JASNA-NJ for a virtual foodie event on 2/19 at 2pm EST!
New Years and Resolutions, Jane Austen-style.
Tom Cribb (July 8, 1781 - May 11, 1848)From Tom Cribb's Wikipedia PageTom Cribb was an English bare-knuckle boxer of the 19th century, so successful that he became world champion.Cribb was born near Bristol but moved to London before starting professional fighting. He undertook a series of fights between 1805 and 1812. In 1810 Cribb was … Continue reading Regency Man Monday – Tom Cribb
Edmund Kean(4 November 1787 – 15 May 1833)Edmund Kean (4 November 1787 – 15 May 1833) was a celebrated British Shakespearean stage actor born in England, who performed in London, Belfast, New York, Quebec, and Paris among other places. He was well known for his short stature, tumultuous personal life, and controversial divorce.Here's a bit about … Continue reading Regency Man Monday – Edmund Kean
William Wordsworth(7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850)William Wordsworth was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798). Wordsworth's magnum opus is generally considered to be The Prelude, a semiautobiographical poem of his early years that he revised … Continue reading Regency Man Monday – William Wordsworth
Edward Jenner(17 May 1749 – 26 January 1823) Edward Jenner was an English physician and scientist who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine, the world's first vaccine. Noting the common observation that milkmaids were generally immune to smallpox, Jenner postulated that the pus in the blisters that milkmaids received from cowpox (a disease similar to smallpox, … Continue reading Regency Man Monday – Edward Jenner