No. 29, 2007

CONTENTS

Message from the President 9-10
Editor’s Note 11-12

AGM 2007 VANCOUVER: DISCOVERING EMMA IN VANCOUVER

The Anxiety of Emma
Janet Todd

15-25

Emma: The Geography of a Mind
JULIET McMASTER

26-38 

British Columbia in Jane Austen’s Time
JEAN BARMAN

39-53

Exploring the World in Highbury
BARBARA BRITTON WENNER

54-66

“It must be done in London”: The Suburbanization of Highbury
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TARA GHOSHAL WALLACE

67-78

Edward Austen Knight’s Godmersham Library and Jane Austen’s Emma
ALICE MARIE VILLASEñor

79-88

Apples and Apple-blossom Time (Wherein Jane Austen’s Reputation for Meticulous Observation is Vindicated)
SHANNON E. CAMPBELL

89-98

Jane Austen, Jane Fairfax, and Jane Eyre
JOCELYN HARRIS

99-109

“And I am changed also”: Mr. Knightley’s Conversion to Amiability
THERESA KENNEY

110-20

Jane Fairfax and the “She-tragedies” of the Eighteenth Century
PENNY GAY

121-31

Jane Austen’s “passion for taking likenesses”: Portraits of the Prince Regent in Emma
DOUGLAS MURRAY

132-44

“Worth Looking At”: Performance Prowess in Emma’s Scenes of Dance
PALMA BJARNASON

145-54

A Speech Language Pathologist Journeys to Highbury
PHYLLIS FERGUSON BOTTOMER

155-66

MISCELLANY

What Would Jane Cut?
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KAREN JOY FOWLER

169-73

“Procrastination,” Melancholia, and the Prehistory of Persuasion
SARAH RAFF

174-79

I’ll Tell You What about Mansfield Park
ELIZABETH JANE STEELE

180-83

Regina Maria Roche’s “Horrid” Novel: Echoes of Clermont in Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey
TENILLE NOWAK

184-93

Jane Austen and Civility: A Distant Reading
ANA MITRIĆ

194-208 

“The Hunger of the Imagination”: Discordia Concors in Emma
CARROL L. FRY

209-16

Where Does the Pleasure Come From? The Marriage Plot and Its Discontents in Jane Austen’s Emma
DEANNA K. KREISEL

217-26

George and Georgiana: Symmetries and Antitheses in Pride and Prejudice
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MARGIE BURNS

227-33

Edward Austen’s Emma Reads Emma
KELLY M. McDONALD

234-39

James Stanier Clarke and the Firebrand
CHRIS VIVEASH

240-44

An Open Invitation, or How to Read the Ethics of Austen’s Pride and Prejudice
PETER MATHEWS

245-54

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