Mira Zaman is an Assistant Professor of English at Borough of Manhattan Community College, specializing in deception, satanic persuasion, and representations of the devil in the long eighteenth century. She has previously published articles on Andrew Marvell's pastoral poetry and satanic persuasion in Emma.
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.