July/August JA's Regency World published

The latest issue of Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine has been published. Articles in this issue include:

*Austen or Bronte? Maggie Sullivan, editrix of, discusses media suggestions that ‘Bronte is the new Austen’

*The Bath Bugabo (or little green man): Cathryn Spence, from the American Museum in Bath, writes about an eccentric man who terrified ladies in both Bath and Brighton

*Where there’s a Will: a look at the final wishes of some of Jane Austen’s family

*Only a Grandmother: Maggie Lane talks about Jane’s treatment of grandparents in her writing
Queen Adelaide: she gave her name to an Australian city, but what do we know about the wife of King William IV?

*Smuggling ways: a dangerous occupation, but a thriving trade in Georgian times

*Pride & Progress: reading Jane Austen’s books on an e-reader

*Book Reviews: Regency Cheshire by Sue Wilkes; Murder at Longbourn by Tracy Kiely; Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen by Sarah Jane Downing

*plus My Jane Austen (featuring the pianist Keith Snell), news from JAS and JASNA, News and Letters.

To subscribe to Jane Austen’s Regency World, visit

Jane Austen’s Regency World is also delighted to announce that it will be at the Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, on July 10 and 11 and JASNA’s annual general meeting in Portland, Oregon, on October 29 and 30 Readers are invited to visit their stand and say hello.

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