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Professor Deidre Lynch to Speak on Pride and Prejudice

The Nineteenth-Century Seminar is pleased to announce that Deidre Lynch, Professor of English at Harvard University, will give a public lecture on Monday, April 13 at 3:30pm, in McClung 1210. Her talk is entitled Pride and Prejudice by Numbers.

Since the publication of The Economy of Character: Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner Meaning (U of Chicago P, 1998), Lynch has been a leading scholar in eighteenth-century and romantic-period British literature.  She is especially celebrated for her work on Jane Austen, and her publications include Janeites: Austen’s Disciples and Devotees (Princeton UP, 2000), Loving Literature: A Cultural History (U of Chicago P, 2014), and editions of Persuasion(Oxford UP, 2004) and Mansfield Park (Harvard UP, 2014).



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