Anne Thornton (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an ardent Janeite who has also extensively researched the letters and novels of Emily Eden, Austen’s Victorian literary heir. She currently lectures at San Antonio College and plans to pursue her doctorate at Tufts University beginning in the fall of 2004.
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.