Room 265 Contact: Nicholas Allen Franklin Professor of English, Willson Center Director 706-542-3966
“Jane Austen, Sociologist," James Thompson. Thompson is a professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He specializes in 18th-century studies and literary theory. Part of the Georgia Colloquium in 18th- and 19th-Century British Literature.His books include "Between Self and World: the Novels of Jane Austen" (1988) and "Models of Value: Eighteenth-Century Political Economy and the Novel" (1996). He has most recently edited with Suzanne Pucci, a collection, "Jane Austen and Co.: Remaking the Past in Contemporary Culture" (2003).A reception will follow in the Park Hall library.