Author Archives: Mirta Ines Trupp

From Social Calls to Matzah Balls, a look at Jewish Austen Fan Fiction

From Social Calls to Matzah Balls, a look at Jewish Austen Fan Fiction

The hosting, and attending, of morning calls, house parties, routs, balls and assemblies was imperative for those entering the upper echelons of society—think of Mr. Bingley and his sisters, who had so recently borne the “stench of trade.” How much more so for foreigners… During the nineteenth century, Jews were experiencing unprecedented mobility in English… Read the full blog post …