Jane Austen Describes Tea Etiquette in Northanger Abbey

Throughout the novels of Jane Austen, detailed tea scenes help up know the tea rituals of the British upper class in the early 1800s. In Northanger Abbey, Austen sets the stage in the Assembly Rooms of Bath, where Regency-era rules of etiquette leads to an embarrassing situation at the communal tea table.  First, readers must … Continue reading Jane Austen Describes Tea Etiquette in Northanger Abbey