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Kevin Gilmartin is professor of English literature at the California Institute of Technology, and works on eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century British literature, with a particular interest in the politics of print culture and the history of print media. His articles have appeared in edited collections and in such journals as Studies in RomanticismELHRepresentations, and the Journal of British Studies. His most recent books are William Hazlitt: Political Essayist (Oxford 2015) and the edited collection Sociable Places: Locating Culture in Romantic-Period Britain (Cambridge 2017). He is working on a study of representations of poverty in Britain in the long eighteenth century.