Kandie Carle, the Victorian Lady, will present her program of Fashion in Fiction: Regency Fashion in Jane Austen's Day.
Clothing speaks volumes in Jane Austen's Regency Novels. This is a delightful show-and-tell on the clothing of Rengency England as reflected in Jane Austen's fiction. Includes dressing "Elizabeth Bennet" and "Mr. Darcy," and readings from Miss Austen's letters and novels. While dressed in authentic Regency attire, Ms. Carle gives a detailed overview of the clothing of the Regency Era (early 1800s) for both gentlemen and ladies. Then Ms. Carle shares excerpts from Austen's personal letters as well as passages from some of the novels, highlighting Miss Austen's use of clothing and fashion to define character and class, enhance story line, and develop pots points.
This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please call the library at 860-642-7763 to register or for more information.
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