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A Guide to Accomplishment

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 19 July 2008

Concentrating on the novels of Jane Austen, Fiona Talkington and Dr Jeanice Brooks of Southampton University present an insight into the world of the amateur musician in the late 18th century, looking at society's attitudes to them and the notion of female 'accomplishment'.


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