NYU Professor Mary Poovey Wednesday

Genres of the Credit Economy cover imageThe last event of our successful spring series Impacts: Feminist Theory & British Literary Studies features New York University professor Mary Poovey addressing "Reflections of a Worried Feminist, Twenty Years On" Wednesday, April 30, at 7:30 pm in Lind Hall 150. Mary Poovey's field of interest is Victorian literature and culture. Her latest book is Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Britain (University of Chicago Press, 2008). Poovey's other books include A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society (University of Chicago Press, 1998), Making a Social Body: British Cultural Formation, 1830-1864 (University of Chicago Press, 1995), and The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer (University of Chicago Press, 1984). Lecture followed by refreshments.


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