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Regency Book Club: "Rip Van Winkle"/"English Writers on America"

Tuesday, March 09, 2021, 8:00 PM
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Bibliophiles, rejoice!  The Regency Society of Virginia cordially invites you to join our book club.   Our Tuesday evening group will feature a variety of titles, either from or about the early 19th century.  All are welcome to participate regardless of membership status with the RSV, but you must register in order to get the login credentials to join us on Zoom for our discussion.

Click Here to Download the 2021 Regency Book Club List

While reading the "assigned" section is, of course, encouraged to enhance the discussion, if you don't have an opportunity to complete the reading, you are still most welcome to listen in. 

This session will feature:  "Rip Van Winkle"/"English Writers on America" (from Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.) by Washington Irving

We'll be reading Washington Irving's classic tale along with his take on the early 19th century fashion for travel narratives.  Both of these pieces can be found in the Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. (available for sale at most online booksellers or for free here.)