This talk will explore some of the reasons why Emma, which focuses on ‘two or three families in a country village’, is about so much more, a comedy that is also deeply serious.
JOHN WILTSHIRE is Adjunct Professor at La Trobe University. He is the author of four books about Jane Austen, and has edited Mansfield Park for the authoritative Cambridge edition. His most recent publications are The Cinematic Jane Austen (2009) and The Making of Dr Johnson (2009). Hidden Jane Austen was published in May 2015.