[LMB] Regency OT:

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Sun Jun 30 14:11:15 BST 2019



> On Jun 30, 2019, at 6:49 AM, pouncer at aol.com wrote:
> 
> It's kinda striking how the genre (Regency romance) has lasted so much
> longer than the setting.   I wonder if this generalizes?  Knights of 
> the Round Table, Pirates of the Carribean,  "Gothic" ghost stories ...

My favorite aspect of Heyer is her sense of humor.

I don’t care for how class is romanticized, but will notice that “regency” meant there was no acting king.    This was a transition century, starting with the French revolution & continuing through Victorian time to WWI.


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