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Emily B. Stanback is doctoral student at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center. She has essays in Grasmere 2009: Selected Papers from the Wordsworth Summer Conference, the forthcoming volume Disabling Romanticism, and a forthcoming issue of Literature Compass. Her dissertation explores Romantic depictions of impairment and is tentatively titled “Of Johnny’s Wit and Johnny’s Glory: British Romanticism and the Politics, Aesthetics, and Philosophy of Disability.”