St. Louis Metropolitan Region

Fall Meeting
September 14, 2013

Liz Cooper
Liz Philosophos Cooper

You are invited to to the Fall Meeting of the St. Louis Metropolitan Region to be held at the University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis at 2:00 PM.  JASNA Vice President, Liz Philosophos Cooper will give a talk titled, “Jane Austen Publisher: Writing Herself Into Money and Longing for More.”  Jane Austen had to use her own funds to become published.  Learn about the publishing world in Regency times and the royalties Austen received.  Cooper uses quotes from Austen’s own letters to family members to show how involved she was in the writing and publishing process.  The talk will be illustrated with visuals and a timeline.

—Jim Heine