Heather Rose Jones Shares 5 Books (and Reasons!) that Prove the English Regency is the Perfect Setting for Romances Between Women
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In this episode of Les Do Books, Tara is joined by Heather Rose Jones, author, reviewer at The Lesbian Review, and host of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project. Heather has 5 reasons why the English Regency is the perfect setting for romances between women, and book recommendations to back them up.
Check out the reasons and books she discussed here:
- Romantic friendship between women: Pembroke Park by Michelle Martin
- A surplus of women: Frederica and the Viscountess by Barbara Davies
- No psychoanalysis: Spring Flowering by Farah Mendlesohn
- Gender-segregated socializing: The Sisterhood by Penelope Friday
- A wealth of real-life historic role models: The Covert Captain: or A Marriage of Equals by Jeannelle M. Ferreira
Learn more about Heather Rose Jones
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