Category Archives: Jane Austen

Gaming Counters

Gaming Counters

Gaming counters, or gaming tokens, were held by individuals and used over and over again when playing a wide range of games, particularly gambling ones. Values would be set at the start of each session and payment would be made at the end, when each player would again collect up their own personal counters for… CONTINUE READING…

My Speech on Jane Austen’s Influence

My Speech on Jane Austen’s Influence

Last week, on Thursday the 12th of March, I was invited to talk about the far-reaching impact of Jane Austen. The event was hosted by Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington, Kentucky as part of a community outreach in association with Woodford Theatre, a local theater presenting Sense and Sensibility later this month. My 25-minute speech was… CONTINUE READING…