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Jane Austen And Zombies, Sea Monsters And Vampires

April 8, 2010 12:45 p.m.

What does Jane Austen have to do with vampires, sea monsters, and zombies? A series of mash-up books pairing Jane Austen with pop culture phenomena have become wildly popular. Are these disrespectful perversions? Cheap gimmicks? Dr. Linda Troost, professor and chair of English at Washington and Jefferson College, explores these questions in a lecture at the University of San Diego.

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