Contents

 

Editor’s Note

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2005: MILWAUKEE: JANE AUSTEN’S LETTERS IN FACT AND FICTION

“No business with politics”: Writing the Sentimental Heroine in Desmond and Lady Susan
Susan Allen Ford 

Vocabulary Profiles of Letters and Novels of Jane Austen and her Contemporaries
David Andrew Graves

Laughing at Our Neighbors:  Jane Austen and the Problem of Charity
Sarah Emsley

“ … [I]nventing elegant letters,” or, why donít Austenís lovers write more often?
Elisabeth Lenckos

Writing by the Book:  Jane Austenís Heroines and the Art and Form of the Letter
Cheryl L. Nixon and Louise Penner

MISCELLANY

Mansfield Park and Austen’s Reading on Slavery and Imperial Warfare
Moreland Perkins

"The Amiable Prejudices of a Young [Writer’s] Mind”:  The Problems of Sense and Sensibility
Joan Klingel Ray

Why Was Jane Austen Sent away to School at Seven? An Empirical Look at a Vexing Question
Linda Robinson Walker 

Jane Austenís Idea of a Home
S. M. Abdul Khaleque

The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth: Shakespearian Comedy in Emma
Joann Ryan Morse 

The Enigma of Harriet Smith
Ivor Morris

Jane Austenís Mansfield Park: Determining Authorial Intention
Melissa Burns 

The Two Gentlemen of Derbyshire: Nature vs. Nurture
Laurie Kaplan 

Jane Austen Works and Studies 2004
Barry Roth

 

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