Friday, August 6, 2010
In my book Daughter of Trade the heroine's middle class family subscribes to the idea of education for all and sends its sons to a dissenting academy. As writers and readers of the Regency era we need to consider the options that existed beyond the schools and universities of the Church of England. While the aristocrats of the Regency often did not think progressively when choosing their sons (and in some cases, daughters) schools, there were some who did. We need at least to consider the other advanced educational opportunities available.
'Til next time,