This week I’m participating in a Romance Writers Blog Hop. I almost want to say the Great Romance Writers Blog Hop; it has been passed from writer to writer for some time. Not only do you get to know a little about me and my writing process, but I get to introduce you to fellow […]
Today I have the privilege of guest blogging on A Convent Garden Gilflurt’s Guide to Life. My topic is Mrs. Rowden’s school, an example of a lady’s school in the Regency era, with some well known students. Lady Caroline Lamb was the most notorious among them. http://www.madamegilflurt.com/2015/01/22-hans-place-mrs-rowdens-school.html
I’ve posted (and lamented) at length about women’s education or lack thereof in the Regency era and the years that followed. The few women with any sort of rigorous intellectual life or semblance of a classical education were self taught. Today I present an interesting example. Letitia Elizabeth Landon published poetry and novels under the […]
In Dangerous Works Georgiana translates a famous epigram by a woman named Nossis of Locri. Nossis wrote epigrams— short poems, often with witty or satirical overtones and a clever ending. Ancient Greek commentators ranked her work very highly, and chose to include it in collections as early as the first century BC. The result is […]
Reprinted from my post to Becky Lower’s Blog on September 13, 2014: What is so dangerous about poetry? Nothing! But in 1816 a woman who aspired to scholarship faced a wall of prejudice. Objections ranged from “women can’t, their brains don’t work that way” to “women who overwork their minds cause their female parts to wither […]
Soul Mate has confirmed a release date for Dangerous Works. The book will be available September 3. We are still waiting for the final cover art.
Great News! Soul Mate Publishing has acquired Dangerous Works and will make it available in 2014. Look for it to appear on Amazon first, with other options to follow.