Linda Zionkowski, Professor of English at Ohio University, is the author of Women and Gift Exchange in Eighteenth-Century Fiction: Richardson, Burney, Austen (Routledge, 2016). With her collaborator Miriam Hart, she has published several essays and articles on the musical culture of Austen’s novels.
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.