No. 20, 1998

CONTENTS

Annual General Meetings of the Jane Austen Society of North America 6
Message from the President 7-8
Editor’s Note 9-11

JANE AUSTEN AND OTHER WRITERS

Jane Austen, Hannah More, and the Novel of Education
JANE NARDIN
15-20
Jane Austen and Rhoda
DAVID GILSON
21-30
Unlocking the Rape: An Analysis of Austen’s Use of Pope’s Symbolism in Northanger Abbey
CATHERINE BRISTOW
31-37
A Heroine’s Vision Undermined: Expectations, Disillusionment, and Initiation in Northanger Abbey
NICK PICI
38-43
Jane Austen and the Trollopes
PAMELA NEVILLE-SINGTON
44-49

MISCELLANY

The Austens and North America 1809-1875
DAVID HOPKINSON
53-60
Contemporary Biography: Some Problems
IRENE B. MCDONALD
61-68 
Jane Austen’s Banker Brother: Henry Thomas Austen of Austen & Co., 1801-1816
CLIVE CAPLAN
69-90

AGM 1998 QUEBEC CITY: NORTHANGER ABBEY

Abbeys Real and Imagined: Northanger, Fonthill, and Aspects of the Gothic Revival
STEPHEN CLARKE
92-105
Jane Austen: The French Connection
JOAN AUSTEN-LEIGH
106-118
The Case of the Petulant Patriarch
KENNETH W. GRAHAM
119-134
The French Bread at Northanger
MAGGIE LANE
135-145
Motherhood and Reality in Northanger Abbey
ELVIRA CASAL
146-153
The Rev. Henry Tilney, Rector of Woodston
IRENE COLLINS
154-164 
Parents Against Children: General Tilney as Gothic Monster
JOHN A. DUSSINGER
165-174
In the Gothic Theatre
PENNY GAY
175-184
Northanger Abbey as Anti-Courtship Novel
GEORGE JUSTICE
185-195
From Puppet to Person: The Development of Catherine’s Character in the Bath Chapters of Northanger Abbey
SHEILA J. KINDRED
196-206
Clothing the Thought in the Word: The Speakers of Northanger Abbey
JULIET MCMASTER
207-221
Consuming Modes in Northanger Abbey: Jane Austen’s Economic View of Literary Nationalism
ROBERT JAMES MERRETT
222-235
Northanger Abbey at the Movies
(full text available, requires Adobe Acrobat)
BRUCE STOVEL
236-247
Catherine’s Real and Imagined Fears: What Happens to Female Bodies in Gothic Castles
ELEANOR TY
248-260
Jane Austen, Works and Studies 1997
BARRY ROTH
261-264
Northanger Abbey Quiz
ELAINE BANDER
265-269
Quiz Answers
ELAINE BANDER
270
Call for Nominations 271
The Jane Austen Society of North America Board of Directors 272-273

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