February 12, 2008

"Jane Austen, Jane Porter, and Bath"

Devoney Looser

"Jane Austen, Jane Porter, and Bath"
A lecture by Devoney Looser
2008 Burke Scholar-in-Residence

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
7:30 pm
Merrick Lecture Hall

Light refreshments will follow the program.
Books will be available for sale and signing.

2008 Burke Scholar-in-Residence Devoney Looser, author of British Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1670-1820, will use the correspondence of Austen contemporary Jane Porter to hypothesize about Jane Austen's experiences in Bath, England.

Associate Professor of English and literature coordinator at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Dr. Looser has written extensively on Jane Austen and is currently at work on two book-length projects.

The lecture is sponsored by the Friends of the Goucher College Library and the Burke Scholar-in-Residence Program.



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