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James Thompson, Ph.D.
James Thompson, professor of English in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been studying eighteenth-century England since his freshman year at Brandeis University, through graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins and the University of Florida.
After a four-year apprenticeship at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, he came to North Carolina in 1982 and has been teaching English literature at UNC-Chapel Hill ever since. He has written books on eighteenth-century drama and fiction, and is currently writing his second book on Jane Austen.
· The Enduring Appeal of Jane Austen
· Classic Novels into Film: Emma, Jane Eyre, and Great Expectations
· Domestic Fiction: The Origin of Our Stories of Homes
· A Literary History of Courtship