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Regency Book Club: Ivanhoe

When:
Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 8:00 PM
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Admin, Regency Society of Virginia
Category:
Online
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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 Complete 2022 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: Ivanhoe: A Romance by Sir Walter Scott
April 26: Chapters 1-20
May 17: Chapters 21-45


Published in 1819, Ivanhoe became one of Sir Walter Scott's best-known novels.  It was so popular in the American Antebellum South that Mark Twain later said that the region suffered from "Sir Walter's Disease" and its treatment of the character Locksley still influences our view of "Robin Hood" today.