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Deidre Lynch, Associate Professor of English at Indiana University, writes and teaches across the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. She is the author of The Economy of Character: Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner Meaning (University of Chicago Press, 1998; winner of the MLA Prize for a First Book, 1999), as well as the editor, most recently of Janeites: Austen's Disciples and Devotees (Princeton UP, 2000). Currently, Lynch is working on a book tentatively entitled At Home in English: A Cultural History of the Love of Literature.