Monday, July 13, 2015

Regency Mimsy

I'm thinking of writing some Regency stories. We shall see. Meanwhile, a lot of my research is coming up with links I can't pin on Pinterest because they're lacking in lovely pictures. So, I'm listing those links here so I have easy listy access.


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Extremely Detailed Map of London 1818: Map of London in 1818 Pre-John Snow

Primer on Peers: A Primer on Regency Peerage and Precedence

Fantastic Regency World Glossary: Candice Hern Regency Glossary

Regency Slang from the Pages of Georgette Heyer: Regency Cant and Expressions

Quick info on the "neo-urban race of high-class, flamboyant Bengali gentlemen": The Babu Culture of Kolkata

General Weather for England 1800-1849: No Title

Info on Gun Powder: Saltpeter Manufacturing and Marketing and It's Relation to the Gun Powder Industry...During the Nineteenth Century

Classic English Love Poetry: Study Guide to Classic Poems

Discourse on long distance travel: Passage East

Little bit of pre-regency research: Romanticism and Mary Tighe's "Psyche": Peering at the Hem of her Blue Stockings

Tighe's Psyche poem: Psyche; or, the Legend of Love

Details about daily routine: The London Season

This one is excellent: Pride and Prejudice--notes on education, marriage, status of women, etc

Essay on cultural debates about the Grand Tour: Unnationalized Englishmen in Mary Shelley's Fiction

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