Dinner table learning
Posted by gkb on January 22, 1998 at 20:46:46:
In response to more on Jane's education, written by P. Bingham on January 22, 1998 at 20:04:02
Do you all think that the pupils and Austen boys discussed their lessons in the home? I have this notion (unsupported except by my imagination) that Jane and Cassandra got a kind of second-hand, first-class education, just by sitting around the dinner table and the fireside, you know?
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