‘She Gave More Delight to More People ..’: 200 Years of Austen Pleasure

J.B Priestly in The Prince of Pleasure , his entertaining survey of the Regency, writes the lines below concerning the year 1817 when the Prince Regent’s much-wronged wife, Queen Charlotte, died. “Another woman, only 41, slipped quietly away .. and was buried in Winchester Cathedral. This, of course, was Jane Austen, who has probably given more delight to more English-speaking-people than any other woman who has … Continue reading ‘She Gave More Delight to More People ..’: 200 Years of Austen Pleasure