News Update: The Passing of a Jane Austen Scholar

David Selwyn has died (aged 61) of heart failure following lymphoma.

Daivd was Jane Austen scholar who was particularly interested in the role of children and leisure in her novels.

His full obituary can be found on The Guardian’s website.

 David served as a plenary speaker at two JASNA AGMs:

He also helped developed/launched JASNA’s International Visitor’s Program

David’s Books

Jane Austen and Leisure (1997)
Jane Austen and Children (2010)

David also edited a book of poetry titled The Poetry of Jane Austen and Her Family

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