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Adam Potkay is Professor of English at the College of William & Mary. His most recent publications are The Story of Joy from the Bible to Late Romanticism (Cambridge University Press, 2007), an edition of Fielding's Joseph Andrews (Longman, 2007), and "Wordsworth and the Ethics of Things," an essay forthcoming in PMLA (March 2008). He is at work on a study of ethics in Wordsworth's poetry, as well as articles on the locodescriptive in Romantic poetry, and classical reception in eighteenth-century discursive prose.