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Education of Upper-Class Women in Regency Era

By Kristin Perkins (appearing as Caroline Bingley in BYU’s Pride and Prejudice) A Changing Educational Belief System: In many ways the early 19th century was a time of changing values in education particularly for women. There were four distinct traditions … Continue reading

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The Education of Jane and Cassandra Austen

By Pearl Corry (appearing in BYU’s Pride and Prejudice as Mary Bennet) According to Linda Robinson Walker of the Jane Austen Society of North America, “the Austen daughters’ schooling has been the indigestible lump in the cheerful family story.” The odd … Continue reading

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