Janine Barchas

Janine Barchas holds the Chancellor’s Council Centennial Professorship in the Book Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity (see LARB review, Jan 27, 2013) and the prize-winning Graphic Design, Print Culture, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel.  She is the creator behind What Jane Saw and has written short essays for The Washington Post and The New York Times. Her book about the value of unsung and cheap reprintings, The Lost Books of Jane Austen, was published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2019.