Course Description

Explore the Christmas traditions and festivities of early nineteenth-century England, depicted in Jane Austen’s novels and personal letters. Discover the significance of certain holiday observances in the Regency Era, and trace their evolution to contemporary celebrations. Kick off the holiday season with this fun and festive class, and you may be inspired to incorporate Austen-inspired elegance and glamour into your own celebrations.


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