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Gentle Jane : living the genteel life in Regency/Victorian England

Young, Linda 2012, Gentle Jane : living the genteel life in Regency/Victorian England, Sensibilities, no. 44, pp. 49-68.

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Title Gentle Jane : living the genteel life in Regency/Victorian England
Author(s) Young, Linda
Journal name Sensibilities
Issue number 44
Start page 49
End page 68
Total pages 20
Publisher Jane Austen Society of Australia
Place of publication Sydney, N.S.W.
Publication date 2012
ISSN 1323-8418
Keyword(s) Gentility, 19th century
Middle class, 19th century
Material culture, 19th century
Summary This paper uses the concepts of cultural capital and embodied practice to demonstrate how Jane Austen's novels articulate the lived experience of Regency-early Victorian period middle class gentility. It is particularly informed by perpsectives on material culture as known in museum collections.
Notes Given as a talk to the JASA meeting in April 2012.
Language eng
Field of Research 210204 Museum Studies
Socio Economic Objective 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
HERDC Research category C2 Other contribution to refereed journal
Copyright notice ©2012, Jane Austen Society of Australia
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Created: Mon, 06 Aug 2012, 16:03:00 EST by Linda Young

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