Tag: Regency Period

Austen, Monstrosity, and Femininity in the Regency Period


As I watched the recently released trailer for the upcoming film, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, I couldn’t help but think that it was time for me to read Seth Grahame-Smith’s parody source-text. It’s exactly what one would expect the blending of zombies and Jane Austen to be: completely absurd and yet, somehow and undeniably…

Regency World Unleashed

Promenade Dress (1812)
Ackermann’s Repository of Arts
By Rudolph Ackermann

Consider yourself a connoisseur of all things Regency? Let us introduce you to public scholar and author, Candice Hern. She is not only a collector (owning about 40 volumes of the 4 most important magazines in the Regency period) but also an acclaimed bestselling author of historical romance novels set during the Regency era— when George IV acted…