Jane Austen's England

Jane Austen's England

Roy Adkins, Lesley Adkins


A cultural photograph of daily life on this planet of Jane Austen

Jane Austen, arguably the best novelist of the English language, wrote brilliantly in regards to the gentry and aristocracy of 2 centuries in the past in her debts of younger women trying to find love. Jane Austen’s England explores the customs and tradition of the true England of her daily life depicted in her vintage novels in addition to these by means of Byron, Keats, and Shelley. Drawing upon a wealthy array of latest assets, together with many formerly unpublished manuscripts, diaries, and private letters, Roy and Lesley Adkins vividly painting the day-by-day lives of standard humans, discussing subject matters as diversified as beginning, marriage,  faith, sexual practices, hygiene, highwaymen, and superstitions.

From chores like fetching water to therapeutic with  medicinal leeches, from promoting better halves on the market to purchasing smuggled gin, from the hardships confronted by way of younger girls and boys within the mines to the commonly used sight of corpses swinging on gibbets, Jane Austen’s England offers an authoritative and gripping account that's occasionally funny, frequently stunning, yet continuously pleasing.

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