Behind Jane Austens Door kindle ✓ Kindle Edition

kindle Behind Jane Austens Door

Behind Jane Austens Door kindle ✓ Kindle Edition ✓ Need to escape the modern world Step back into Jane Austen's world with Behind Jane Austen's Door Join the author Jennifer Forest as she takes you on an easy to read non academic tour of a Regency houseJane Austen did not place her stories in palaces or on the battlefields bNeed to escape the modern world Step back into Jane Austen's world with Behind Jane Austen's Door Join the author Jennifer Forest as she takes you on an easy to read non academic tour of a Regency houseJane Austen did not place her stories in palaces or on the battlefields but in that one building so important then This is a short book less than 60 pages that makes you wish it was longer Chock full of interesting information but some is presented awkwardly The author does an excellent job of interweaving uotes from Jane Austen's works with references to the areas of the home or Regency life she is discussing I would say this is a must read for every JAFF author who lights fires in bedrooms all year long or has everyone bathing constantly

Jennifer Forest ñ Behind Jane Austens Door epub

And now the home The house and lack of a home are key to Jane Austen’s novels Marriage was than just a romantic alliance for Elizabeth Bennet or Elinor Dashwood It also meant a home of their own and a valued role as mistress of the house and estateBut to get that home to secure that marriage Jane Austen’s women Houses were different from ours today and were used differently in the late 18th and early 19th centuy Life was very different then and not just dentistry and transportation In Behind Jane Austen's Door Jennifer Forest introduces the reader to the typical layout of a Georgian house and tells us what various rooms were used for The breakfast room for example was often used all day as a place for the ladies of the family to sit by the fire which might be the only one in the house and do needlework If there were no breakfast room the dining room would probably be used as a sitting roomMorning was defined differently then it was the time between noon and 3 PM Time before noon did no exist socially as the women of the family would be busy clearing up after breakfast tidying rooms and talking with the cook about the day's meals In a affluent family the ladies might still be in bed at 10 AM and the rest of their time before noon would be spent dressing which was a time consuming affair in the days of elaborate hair styles stays and dresses that occasionally had to be sewn onto a woman no zippersThis little book which is available only on Kindle 299 and would be only 54 pages long in paper copy is crammed with information The seasoned Jane Austen reader will know much of what is found here but it's perfect for the new reader of Sense and Sensibility for example and explains why their lives change so dramatically when the Dashwood women move from a large estate to a small cramped cottageTo read of my reviews go to my blog at

epub Þ Behind Jane Austens Door ñ Jennifer Forest

Behind Jane Austens DoorHad to walk a tightrope of social expectation field off competitors and rise above their embarrassing family situation all while remaining true to themselves Behind Jane Austen's Door takes you on a tour of a Regency house room by room to explore these delicate challenges and the beautiful lives of Jane Austen's wom Interesting although this book was very short and light I would love to see a meatier book on this subject