They say you should never look a gift horse in the mouth, but we're here to do just that. This episode we're investigating Willoughby's attempted equine offering, including a discussion of finances and the implied social significance of such a gift, as well as breaking down the meaning behind the name Queen Mab.
Mistaken identity! Mystery hair! Edward is sporting a new ring, and now everyone is feeling uncomfortable and confused. Fortunately, Dr. Sally Holloway is here to help us examine this hairy intrigue. If you have ever regretted your choice of accessories, this episode is for you.
Thank you so much to Sally for joining us for this episode! You can find her on Twitter @sally_holloway. You can also check out her book, The Game of Love in Georgian England: Courtship, Emotions, and Material Culture from Oxford University Press (2019).
This episode we're taking a look at portrait miniatures and Captain Benwick's love of regifting with the help of art historian and portrait miniatures specialist, Emma Rutherford. Plus, Emma provides some fascinating backstory behind the possible inspiration for Lydia Bennet. Thank you so much to Emma for joining us for this episode! You can find her at www.emmarutherford.com and @_emma_rutherford on Instagram.
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