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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 Life and Options of 19th Century Women

By Aubrey Reynolds (appearing as Jane Bennet in BYU’s Pride and Prejudice) The social anthropology in eighteenth century England was intricate and in flux. It presents a clash between two social elements namely, class and gender. Additionally, the social caste … Continue reading

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Courtship and Marriage in the Regency Period

By Laura Wardle (appearing as Mrs. Bennet in BYU’s Pride and Prejudice) “Sir James Martin had been drawn in by that young lady to pay her some attention; and as he is a man of fortune, it was easy to … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Economic Opportunities During the Regency Era

By Amanda Nelson (appearing as Charlotte Lucas in BYU’s Pride and Prejudice) “Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor, which is one very strong argument in favour of matrimony.” ~ Jane Austen, letter of March 13, 1816 In Jane … Continue reading

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