Natasha Duquette is a Professor of Literature at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College. She is also editor-in-chief for the Palgrave Encyclopedia of Romantic-Era Women’s Writing (in progress) and author of Veiled Intent (2016). Together with Elisabeth Lenckos, she co-edited Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, and Harmony (2013).
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.