No. 26, 2004

CONTENTS

Annual General Meetings of the Jane Austen Society of North America 6
Message from the President 7
Editor’s Note 9-10

AGM 2004 LOS ANGELES: ANNE ELLIOT IN THE CITY:  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR WORLDS

“The unmeaning luxuries of Bath”: Urban Pleasures in Jane Austen’s World
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PAULA BYRNE
13-26
Why Lyme Regis?
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PETER GRAHAM
27-40 
Dandies, Beauties, and the Issue of Good Looks in Persuasion
JUNE STURROCK
41-50
As she was not really Mrs. Croft: Playing the Admirals Wife in Bath
THERESA KENNEY
51-61
Her happiness was from within: Courtship and the Interior World in Persuasion
PAMELA REGIS
62-71
Learning Romance from Scott and Byron: Jane Austens Natural Sequel
SUSAN ALLEN FORD
72-88
Insignificant Dwarves and Scotch Giants: Height, Perception, and Power in Jane Austen
MARY M. CHAN
89-97
“In music she had always used to feel alone in the world”: Jane Austen, Solitude, and the Artistic Woman
JULIETTE WELLS
98-110
Anne Takes the Cure: Persuasion and the Spa
SALLY PALMER
111-120
Austen’s Urban Redemption: Rejecting Richardson’s View of the City
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CELIA A. EASTON
121-135
From Interior to Exterior Worlds:  Anne Elliot Goes to Hollywood
ELAINE BANDER
136-145
More Distinguished in His Domestic Virtues: Captain Wentworth Comes Home
ELVIRA CASAL
146-155

MISCELLANY

A Devoted Reticence: The Art of Telling and Not Telling in Jane Austens Persuasion
ELIZABETH FIEDLER
159-169
Did Willoughby Join the Navy? Patrick O’Brian’s Thirty Year Homage to Jane Austen
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JAMES R. SIMMONS
170-175
Heads and Arms and Legs Enough: Jane Austen and Sibling Dynamics
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KAY TOURNEY SOUTER
176-187
Charles Austen: Prize Chaser and Prize Taker on the North American Station 1805-1808
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SHEILA JOHNSON KINDRED
188-194
Illustrating Janes Juvenilia
JULIET MCMASTER
195-211
Its a Topsy Turvy World
COLLEEN A. SHEEHAN
212-216 
Jane Austen and History Revisited: The Past, Gender, and Memory form the Restoration to Persuasion
DANIEL WOOLF
217-236
The Manner of Reading: Jane Austen and the Semiotics of Dance
MOLLY ENGELHARDT
237-248
Little Women?”:  Karen Joy Fowler’s Adventure in Austenland
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EDWARD NEILL
249-254

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