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Frances Ferguson

Frances Ferguson is Mary
Elizabeth Garrett Professor in Arts and Sciences and Professor and Director of Graduate
Studies in English at Johns Hopkins University. She is author of Wordsworth: Language
as Counter-spirit, Solitude and the Sublime: Romanticism and the Aesthetics of
Individuality, and Pornography, The Theory: What Utilitarianism Did To
Action and essays on eighteenth and nineteenth century literature and on literary
theory. She is currently working on a study of education in the eighteenth and
nineteenth centuries and a discussion of recent accounts of reading.


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