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Date:
August 6, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:
Online via Zoom
Address:
Hingham, MA 02043
Contact:
Reference Department: 781-741-1405 x1404
Regency Years
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Evening With the Author: Robert Morrison presents The Regency Years: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Come to the latest, virtual edition of our Evening With the Author series, featuring Robert Morrison, author of The Regency Years: During which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern.

This meeting will be held via Zoom. Registration for this program has closed. If you had previously registered, you have been emailed the Zoom information.


The Victorians are often credited with ushering in our current era, yet the seeds of change were planted in the years before. With the ascendancy of King George IV to the British throne came the Regency (1811-1820), a period of alternating evangelicalism and hedonism, elegance and brutality, exuberance and despair. Exploring the crosscurrents of artistic achievement and rampant poverty and injustice, scientific progress and overweening colonial ambition, Morrison, Professor at Bath Spa University in England and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, illuminates the profound ways in which the Regency years shaped and indelibly marked the modern world.

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