Robert Clark (email: email@example.com) is Founding Editor of The Literary Encyclopedia. He has published on Austen and agricultural matters, and he is currently working on Austen and the rise of political economy and editing a collection entitled Austen’s Geographies. In 2014 he published “Mansfield Park and the Moral Empire” in Persuasions 36.
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.