Heyer Society - Essays on the Literary Genius of Georgette Heyer

Heyer Society - Essays on the Literary Genius of Georgette Heyer

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Overview

Scholars, authors, bloggers and fans come together in a celebration of the works, and worlds, of Georgette Heyer (1902 -1974). With contributions from renowned Heyer biographer Jennifer Kloester, heading up a talented team of Heyer devotees, this eclectic and thought-provoking collection features topics as diverse as intimacy, privilege, historical accuracy and contemporary analysis, plus looks at Heyer's influences, as well as the many writers - and readers - she continues to influence worldwide. By turns learned, personal, insightful and irreverent, the dozens of essays herein exult in the unparalleled genius of this true nonpareil.



Including:



1. Georgette Heyer’s Literary Genius, by Jennifer Kloester

2. A Most Excellent Influence – Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer, by Susannah Fullarton

3. From Arabella to Venetia – Growing Up with Heyer’s Heroines by Rachel Hyland

4. The Heyer Problem – Privilege in Regency Romance, by Cat Sebastian

5. Marks of Distinction – Heyer’s Mark I and Mark II Heroes by Janga

6. Beauvallet: My First Romance Novel Boyfriend, by Donna Cummings

7. Heyer’s Kissing Cousins, by Ruth Williamson

8. What I Owe to Georgette Heyer, by Cheryl Bolen

9. 'Bath Tangle' in the Social Media Age, by Anne-Marie Turenne

10. Fathers in Heyer, by Janet Webb

11. The Grand Sophy: Matchmaker or Master Manipulator? by Jennifer Proffitt

12. Reluctantly Watching 'The Reluctant Widow' – Heyer on Film, by Rachel Hyland

13. Splash, Dash and Finesse! – Heyer’s Magical Pen and Indomitable Spirit on Display in 'The Masqueraders,' by Kathleen Baldwin

14. Hearing Heyer – How Audiobooks Breed a New Appreciation by Karen Zachary

15. Learning! with Georgette Heyer, by Clara Shipman

16. The Mystery of 'Penhallow,' by Madeline Paschen

17. Behind Closed Doors – Sex in Georgette Heyer, by Anna Bradley

18. Reading 'The Great Roxhythe' – The Lost Heyer Historical, by Rachel Hyland

19. Beaux, Belles and Black Sheep – Georgette Heyer in Bath, by Kirsten Elliott

20. Coming Back to Heyer – How I Came to Appreciate the Slow Burn, by Megan Osmond

21. The Lost Contemporaries – A Slippery Slope, by Maura Tan

22. Gambling in Heyer, by Rachel Hyland

23. The Apple and the Tree – Georgette Heyer and the Black Dagger Brotherhood, by Kate Nagy

24. Was Georgette Heyer a Snob, and Does it Matter? by Tabetha Waite

25. Heyer’s Heirs – What to Read After Georgette, by Amanda Jones



Plus our contributors' Favorite Heyer novels, heroes and heroines, along with their firsts and their worsts.

A must for any Heyer fan!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925770148
Publisher: Overlord Publishing
Publication date: 11/03/2018
Pages: 174
Sales rank: 705,098
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jennifer Kloester

Introduction by Rachel Hyland

ESSAYS


  1. Georgette Heyer’s Literary Genius, by Jennifer Kloester
  2. A Most Excellent Influence – Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer, by Susannah Fullerton
  3. From Arabella to Venetia – Growing Up with Heyer’s Heroines by Rachel Hyland
  4. The Heyer Problem – Privilege in Regency Romance, by Cat Sebastian
  5. Marks of Distinction – Heyer’s Mark I and Mark II Heroes by Janga
  6. Beauvallet: My First Romance Novel Boyfriend, by Donna Cummings
  7. Heyer’s Kissing Cousins, by Ruth Williamson
  8. What I Owe to Georgette Heyer, by Cheryl Bolen
  9. Bath Tangle in the Social Media Age, by Anne-Marie Turenne
  10. Fathers in Heyer, by Janet Webb
  11. The Grand Sophy: Matchmaker or Master Manipulator? by Jennifer Proffitt
  12. Reluctantly Watching The Reluctant Widow – Heyer on Film, by Rachel Hyland
  13. Splash, Dash and Finesse! – Heyer’s Magical Pen and Indomitable Spirit on Display in The Masqueraders, by Kathleen Baldwin
  14. Hearing Heyer – How Audiobooks Breed a New Appreciation by Karen Zachary
  15. Learning! with Georgette Heyer, by Clara Shipman
  16. The Mystery of Penhallow, by Madeline Paschen
  17. Behind Closed Doors – Sex in Georgette Heyer, by Anna Bradley
  18. Reading The Great Roxhythe – The Lost Heyer Historical, by Rachel Hyland
  19. Beaux, Belles and Black Sheep – The Truth Among the Fiction in the Bath Books of Georgette Heyer, by Kirsten Elliott
  20. Coming Back to Heyer – How I Came to Appreciate the Slow Burn, by Megan Osmond
  21. The Lost Novels – A Slippery Slope, by Maura Tan
  22. Gambling in Heyer, by Rachel Hyland
  23. The Apple and the Tree – Georgette Heyer and the Black Dagger Brotherhood, by Kate Nagy
  24. Was Georgette Heyer a Snob, and Does it Matter? by Tabetha Waite
  25. Heyer’s Heirs – What to Read After Georgette, by Amanda Jones


APPENDICES

My First Heyer

My Favorite Heyer

My Favorite Heyer Hero

My Favorite Heyer Heroine

My Least Favorite Heyer

Georgette Heyer’s Bibliography

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