Tess O’Toole currently teaches in the Harvard College Writing Program. She was previously a tenured Associate Professor of English at McGill University. Her publications include Family Lineage and Narrative Lines: Genealogy and Fiction in Hardy and articles on various aspects of domesticity in nineteenth-century fiction.
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.