Missing posts (Was: RE: One more question... (Austen))

Hallie O'Donovan hallieod at indigo.ie
Sun Aug 5 14:21:58 EDT 2001


This just came in from Georgia:

>Paul wrote:
>>Jane Austin was an American, so labels like ?Victorian? don't apply.
>>I'm pretty sure Jane Austen was Regency, though.
>
>Unless we are talking about two different people, Jane Austen was 
>definitely English. She was born and died in Hampshire - I saw her 
>grave is at Winchester Cathedral yesterday, and she lived for a 
>while in my home city of Southampton. (She didn't think much of it - 
>said it smelt of fish.)
>
>Her dates are 1775 to 1817: she was born whilst George III was 
>reigning and died under the regency of his son George IV, so there's 
>no reason why she shouldn't be described as Regency.


But where did Paul's quoted post come from?  Did anybody else miss 
this?  Did anyone other than Georgia get it?


Hallie.

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