Tag: Victorian parodies

Elegant Calves and Sea Shanties: Chicago’s Improvised Jane Austen
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Elegant Calves and Sea Shanties: Chicago’s Improvised Jane Austen

Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending a theatrical in honor of Miss Jane Austen’s 242nd year of birth. In loft on Chicago’s Broadway Street, a troupe of women paid their respects to Miss Austen—exemplary authoress of the Regency era—by fabricating a satirical, gently mocking tale of social mores and romance. . . all […]

New Feature – Series Stars – Larklight

New Feature – Series Stars – Larklight

Young readers love series. So do OLD readers for that matter. There is something comforting about settling in with the newest adventure of protagonists we’ve taken into our hearts and getting reacquainted with worlds we’ve come to love. How many Nancy Drew devotees grew up to grab each new Stephanie Plum the moment it is […]