No. 25, 2003

CONTENTS

Annual General Meetings of the Jane Austen Society of North America 6
Message from the President
Joan Klingel Ray
7
Editor’s Note
Laurie Kaplan
9-10
Our Own Particular Jane
JOAN AUSTEN-LEIGH, FREYDIS WELLAND
11-18

AGM 2003 WINCHESTER, ENGLAND: "HOMECOMING"

Homecoming
JOANNA TROLLOPE
21-25
The Wisdom of Jane Austen: An address delivered in Winchester Cathedral on Friday 10 October 2003
MICHAEL WHEELER
26-32 
Jane Austen’s Sailor Brothers: Francis and Charles in Life and Art
(full text available, requires Adobe Acrobat)
BRIAN SOUTHAM
33-45
Putting It Together: Matt Wolf Charts the Road to Get Austen Actors to the Table
MATT WOLF
46-51

MISCELLANY

Dance, Physicality, and Social Mobility in Jane Austens Persuasion
CHERYL A. WILSON
55-75
Found Wanting?: Second Impressions of a Famous First Sentence
EDWARD NELL
76-84
Melodramatic Transformation: George Eliot and the Refashioning of Mansfield Park
LAURA WHITE
85-102
The Sincerest Form of Flattery: Twains Imitation of Austen
JAMES FLAVIN
103-109
How to Read and Why: Emmas Gothic Mirrors
SUSAN ALLEN FORD
110-120
Jane Austen Through the Lens of Boca Festa
CECILIA SALBER
121-128 
Circulating Jane
MARILYN FRANCUS
129-140
The Passion of Marianne Dashwood: Christian Rhetoric in Sense and Sensibility
ANNE RICHARDS
141-154
Jane Austen and Elizabeth Bennet: The Limits of Irony
CAROLE MOSES
155-164
Jane Austen’s Heroes and the Great Masculine Renunciation
SARAH FRANTZ
165-175
A Mind of Her Own: The Internationalization of Plot in Pride and Prejudice
ANNE THORNTON
176-183

NATIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER: EMMA SEMINAR

Emma: The National Humanities Center 2003 Seminar
PATRICIA MEYER SPACKS
187-191
I Always Take the Part of My Own Sex: Emmas Mrs. Elton and the Rights of Women
DEVONEY LOOSER
192-196
Emma Could Not Resist: Complicity and the Christian Reader
KENNETH R. MOREFIELD
197-204
The Intimacy of Re-Reading Emma
TITA CHICO
205-212
Austens Emma and the Gendering of Enlightenment Satire
NICHOLAS MASON
213-219
Closing in on Close Reading: Emma, Austen, Thirteen Janeites, and SRC
AMY ELIZABETH SMITH
220-227
Must and Ought: Moral and Real Conditions in Emma
GEORGE JUSTICE
228-232
Imagining the Real: The Development of Moral Imagination in Emma
BARBARA MOORE
233-238
Insidious Designs: Reading Jane Fairfax in and out of Highbury
PAUL ALMONTE
239-243

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