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Dr. Janine Barchas

Janine Barchas
Course Title: 
Jane Austen on Page and Screen

Department of English

Dr. Janine Barchas is an Associate Professor of English specializing in eighteenth-century literature and culture, the British novel, book history, textual studies, Jane Austen, and early fiction by women.

Her first book, Graphic Design, Print Culture, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel (Cambridge UP, 2003), won the SHARP book prize for best work in the field of book history. She has published articles on writers from “the long eighteenth century.” Her most recent book is Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity (Johns Hopkins University Press, August 2012).

Her latest project is a website entitled “What Jane Saw.” This website offers a virtual reconstruction of a museum exhibit attended by Jane Austen in 1813.

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