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Gillian Dow

Gillian Dow is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Southampton, and Director of Research at Chawton House Library. She has research interests in translation and reception history, including the reception of French literature in Britain and the cross-channel migration of ideas in the period 1780-1830. Her work to date has focused on European women writers and readers of that period. She has an interest in Jane Austen and contemporary literature and culture, and in the rise of the novel in the long eighteenth century more generally.


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