Marcia McClintock Folsom is co-editor, with John Wiltshire, of the Modern Language Association's Approaches to Teaching Austen’sMansfield Park and Approaches to Teaching Austen’sPersuasion (forthcoming). She is Professor Emeritus of Literature, Wheelock College, Boston, and the editor of Approaches to Teaching Austen’s Pride and Prejudice andApproaches to Teaching Austen’sEmma.
John Wiltshire is co-editor, with Marcia McClintock Folsom, of the Modern Language Association's Approaches to Teaching Austen’sMansfield Park and Approaches to Teaching Austen’sPersuasion (forthcoming). He is Emeritus Professor at La Trobe University, Melbourne, and has published many books, including Jane Austen and the Body and The Hidden Jane Austen. His latest book is Frances Burney and the Doctors: Patient Narratives Then and Now.
The Jane Austen Society of North America is dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. JASNA is a nonprofit organization, staffed by volunteers, whose mission is to foster among the widest number of readers the study, appreciation, and understanding of Jane Austen’s works, her life, and her genius. We have over 5,000 members of all ages and from diverse walks of life. Although most live in the United States or Canada, we also have members in more than a dozen other countries.