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  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library exhibit tells of the making of a gentleman

    Lynne M. Thomas, the head of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, curated the exhibit “Making Mr. Darcy: Cultural Context for the Regency Gentleman.” The exhibit looks at the expectations for gentlemen in the period during which Jane Austen wrote her novels.

    Photo by Fred Zwicky

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  • Editor’s note: To contact Lynne M. Thomas, email lmt@illinois.edu.