Etiquette

Writing the “Bread-and-Butter” Letter, or a “Collins”

Edwardian house parties could be naughty, raucous, and elegant, but they were ruled by the strictest etiquette, ranging from how much to tip the servants, when to bathe, and when one was permitted to retire for bed! After a successful Saturday-to-Monday or week-long house party, courtesy demanded a note sent to the hostess expressing appreciation …

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Literature

Pride & Prejudice, Comic Book Style

Though the bucolic world described by Jane Austen is far removed from the Edwardian era, the news of a Pride & Prejudice comic book does still count–after all, Austen’s novels were very popular at this time! Written by two-time Rita Award-Winner Nancy Butler and inked by acclaimed artist Hugo Petrus, Marvel Comics is offering a …

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