Regency Advertisements: Prejudice and Physiognomy

  I know you have heard of Pride and Prejudice, but have you heard of Prejudice and Physiognomy? This ad appeared in the October 1817 Ackermann’s Repository.

Bad Austen: A Great Gift for Jane-ites!

You may or may not have heard about the Bad Austen contest.  Here is the original call for short, short Jane-fiction parodies: Join the esteemable company of Ms. Jane Austen! In the tradition of the Bulwer Lytton Contest and the Bad Hemingway and Bad Faulkner contests, here’s your chance pen a scene of a “classic” novel Jane Austen never wrote. I was happy to add … Expand