Since his recent retirement from Sacramento State University, where he taught graduate seminars in Austen’s novels for nearly forty years, David Bell (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) has been working with the Sacramento Public Library on an series of programs called “How Austentatious.” He is a life member of JASNA.
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.
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