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.
Given as a talk to the JASA meeting in April 2012.
Field of Research
210204 Museum Studies
Socio Economic Objective
970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology