Professor Emeritus




Research interests:

Jane Austen and film; contemporary British literature and society


Selected publications:



David Monaghan, Ariane Hudelet, and John Wiltshire. The Cinematic Jane Austen: Essays on the Filmic Sensibility of the Novels. McFarland, 2009.

The Falklands War: Myth and Countermyth. London: Macmillan, 1998.

Editor of The New Casebooks “Emma.” London: Macmillan, 1992.

The Novels of John le Carre. Oxford: Blackwell, 1985.

Jane Austen: Structure and Social Vision. London: Macmillan, 1980.

Selected articles

“Reinventing Fanny Price: Patricia Rozema’s Thoroughly Modern Mansfield Park.” Mosaic 40.3 (Sept. 2007): 85-102.

“‘A cheerful confidence in futurity’: The Movement Motif in Austen’s Novel and Dear/Michell’s Film Adaptation of Persuasion.” Windows on a Woman’s World: Essays for Jocelyn Harris. 2 vols. Edited by Colin Gibson and Lisa Marr. Dunedin: University of Otago Press, 2005. II, 69-92.

“Mrs. Thatcher’s War: The Rise and Fall of an Ideologue.” The Political Legacy of Margaret Thatcher. Ed. Stanislao Pugliese. London: Politico’s Press, 2003. 189-96.

Emma and the Art of Adaptation.” Jane Austen on Screen. Ed. Gina Macdonald and Andrew Macdonald. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003. 197-227.