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ETA has provided a summary diagram of the transformation from book to film.
Jocelyn Harris holds a personal chair in English at the University of Otago, New Zealand. In 1972 she edited Samuel Richardsonís Sir Charles Grandison (OUP), has published a study of Austenís literary transformations in Jane Austenís Art of Memory (CUP, 1989) and is currently editing Persuasion for the Cambridge Jane Austen Project, which will be published in 2005. 'Such a transformation!': Translation, Imitation and Intertextuality in Jane Austen On-Screen is a shortened version of a paper to be published in Jane Austen on Screen, edited by Gina and Andrew MacDonald, to be published by Cambridge University Press late in 2003.
Yasmine Gooneratne holds a Personal Chair in English at Macquarie University, and wrote one of the early and better biographies of Jane Austen. Emeritus Professor Gooneratne has introduced a whole generation of students to a love of and appreciation for Jane Austen and her works. She is the patron of the Jane Austen Society of Australia. Making Sense: Jane Austen on the Screen, appeared also in the Jane Austen Society of Australia refereed journal Sensibilities, #22, June 2001.
Pamela Whalan, MA, MLitt, author of Emma Ė Understanding Jane Austenís World, Pamela Whalan retired as a lecturer in the Faculty of Education, University of Technology, Sydney in 1994, was Director of the Genesian Theatre Company Inc. in 1994 and from 1998 Ė 2000. and is a member of the Jane Austen Society of Australia, holding a Master of Arts from the University of Sydney and a Master of Letters from the University of New England. She has delivered many insightful papers on aspects of Austen's work to the Jane Austen Society of Australia and to the Jane Austen Society of North America.
Suzanne Ferriss is associate professor of Liberal Arts at Nova Southeastern University. Emma becomes Clueless has previously been published in Jane Austen in Hollywood, ed by Linda Troost & Sayre Greenfield, published by the University Press of Kentucky, in 1998.
Nora Nachumi is completing a PhD in English Literature at the Graduate Centre of the City University of New York. 'As If!' Translating Austen's Ironic Narrator to Film has previously been published in Jane Austen in Hollywood, ed by Linda Troost & Sayre Greenfield, published by the University Press of Kentucky, in 1998.
William Phillips is Foreign Professor in the Department of British/American studies at Aichi Prefectural University, at Nagakute-cho (Nagoya), Japan. His interest is increasingly in the study of film and theatre.
Shirley Warden has written comprehensive guides in the HSC study of English for the English Teachers' Association. Her summary diagram of the transformation from book to film encapsulates many of the issues in the study of transformation of these two works.
Sue Lack has
since childhood 'found the world of the imagination more attractive than the
real world!' English Honours at Sydney University led to work as an editor on
the Macquarie Dictionary