Discussion of Pride and Prejudice on "What's the Word?"

Marcia Folsom
Marcia Folsom

JASNA member Marcia McClintock Folsom and Austen scholars Rachel Brownstein and Susan Staves were featured in a half-hour radio program, part of the Modern Language Association's series "What's the Word?." The program was aired in March 2007 on various public radio stations around the U.S. "What's the Word?" features informal and informed discussions by scholars about language and literature.

JASNA thanks the Modern Language Association for its permission to offer a recording of this program on our web site. You can listen to the show by clicking on this link. (Note this file is large (21 MB) and you will need a fast connection to enjoy listening to it.) You can also listen to other programs in the "What's the Word?" series by visiting the Modern Language Association web site at http://www.mla.org/.

Marcia Folsom is Professor of English at Wheelock College and Chair of the Humanities and Writing Department. She is the editor of Approaches to Teaching Austen's Pride and Prejudice (1993) and Approaches to Teaching Austen's Emma (2004) published by the Modern Language Association. Marcia was Conference Coordinator of the Boston Annual General Meeting (AGM) in 2000. She was a speaker at the Colorado Springs AGM in 1999 ("Teaching Emma," with John Wiltshire) and the Tucson AGM in 2006 ("'Part of an Englishwoman's constitution': The Presence of Shakespeare in Mansfield Park.")