Deidre Shauna Lynch | Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature

Education: B. A. Hons., 1983 University of British Columbia
A.M., Ph. D. 1992 Stanford University

Phone: 617-384-9336
Office Hours: Monday 1:30-2:30pm, Tuesday 2- 3pm, and by appointment.
Office: Barker 214


Eighteenth-century and Romantic-period British literature and culture; theory and history of the novel; the Gothic; the Enlightenment; book history and the history of reading; affect theory; history of English studies.

Selected Works:

Loving Literature: A Cultural History (2015); (co-ed with Jack Stillinger) The Romantic Period, Volume D of The Norton Anthology of English Literature (2012); (ed.) Janeites: Austen’s Disciples and Devotees (2000); The Economy of Character: Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner Meaning (1998); (co-ed with William Warner) Cultural Institutions of the Novel (1996).

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