Jane Austen

ONLINE TEA COURSE - The Tea Things of Jane Austen - VIDEO

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VIDEO: Jane Austen was fond of using the term “tea things” as she set the scenes of Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, or Mansfield Park. Author Bruce Richardson takes delight in illuminating those tea things and the role of tea in Regency England.
Price: $25.00
Recorded October 12, 2022. You will receive an email with the link and password to the 90-minute class lecture.

Participants will learn:

The Origin of Teas Served in Georgian Homes

The Importance of Etiquette in the Austen Home

Tea Foods Served in the Regency Period

Austen's Love of Wedgwood

The Importance of Tea in the Assembly Rooms of Bath

Where Tea Is Mentioned in Austen's Novels

The Industry of Making Tea Utensils for English Society

Bruce Richardson is the co-author (with Jane Pettigrew) of A Social History of Tea. He was a featured speaker at the North American Jane Austen Convention in Minneapolis, MN. Bruce has presented this lecture at Yamaguchi Prefectural University in Japan, Centre College in Danville, KY, and at the TeaTime magazine tea conference held at The Empress Hotel, Victoria BC.

Call 859-236-6641 for more information.

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