How did one keep tabs on a crush or former romance in a time before social media? In the case of Anne Elliot, you turn to newspapers and navy lists for the word on Wentworth. This week we're all about the role of naval news in Persuasion, with the help of our guest Katherine Cowley. If you have ever pined for a lost love through scrapbooking, this episode is for you.
Thank you so much to Katherine for joining us for this episode! You can find her online at www.KatherineCowley.com.
Captain Wentworth is headed to Lyme Regis, so obviously we must tag along. Pack a pair of sturdy shoes and tie your bonnet strings on extra tight because this episode, we're out walking on the Cobb. If you have ever wished you had a wind machine to follow you around in real life, this episode is for you.
Selected episode sources
This week we talk about the history of umbrellas and why the English were so reluctant to adopt them, and then finally get into the gallantry of everyone's favorite sea captain, Frederick Wentworth. If you've ever pined for someone whilst the rain lightly drips down your face, this episode is for you. Also, please consider this episode our official request to have "Umbrella" by Rihanna on the next Persuasion soundtrack.
Selected episode sources:
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.