See also Tita Chico, "The Intimacy of Re-Reading Emma," Persuasions: Journal of the Jane Austen Society of North America
25 (2003): 205-I2 and Sarah Raft, "Blame Austen, Janeites, Emma, and the Betrayal of Fanny Knight," Eighteenth-Century Novel, vol.
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Founded in 1979, the Jane Austen Society of North America
(JASNA) organizes meetings that contain, on the one hand, such Janeite preoccupations as food, picnics, and dogs in her work, and on the other hand, papers on essentially serious concerns published in its annual journal, Persuasions.
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They're attracted to Jane Austen's sense of humor and her era, in which manners were important,'' said Barbara Larkin, spokeswoman for the Jane Austen Society of North America
David Grey contacted in 1979 at the founding of the new Jane Austen Society of North America
The Jane Austen Society of North America
looks back with gratitude on Joan Klingel Ray's six years of invigorating leadership and forward with expectation to what the energies of new president Marsha Huff will inspire.
Johnson also ascribes this "atemporal," unprofessional Janeite style of reading to societies and meetings such as the meetings of the Jane Austen Society of North America
David Grey, and Henry Burke founded the Jane Austen Society of North America
in 1979, and conferees attended the first JASNA AGM in New York, did any member of that nascent literary society envision that a quarter of a century later they would meet en masse for a "Homecoming" at Jane Austen's House, Chawton, Hampshire, England?