Marcia McClintock Folsom is Professor of Literature and Chair of the Department of Humanities and Writing at Wheelock College in Boston, USA. She is the editor of two MLA Approaches to Teaching volumes, the ones on teaching Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Emma, and she contributed an essay to the MLA's Approaches to Teaching Woolf's To the Lighthouse. Her essays on Austen have been published in Persuasions and Persuasions On-Line.John Wiltshire is Professor Emeritus in English at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of Samuel Johnson in the Medical World: The Doctor and the Patient; Jane Austen and the Body: ""the picture of health""; Recreating Jane Austen; and The Making of Dr. Johnson. He is the editor of the Cambridge University Press edition of Austen's Mansfield Park, and co-editor of The Cinematic Jane Austen: Essays on the Filmic Sensibility of the Novels.
"The scope is admirable, and the volume makes a valuable addition to Austen scholarship and pedagogy." --Laura White, John E. Weaver Professor of English, University of Nebraska, Lincoln