Mary Poovey

Mary Poovey is a scholar of 19th century British literature and culture, feminist theory, and economic history. Her books include The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, and Jane Austen; Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England; Uneven Developments: The Ideological Work of Gender in Mid-Victorian England; A History of the Modern Fact: Problems of Knowledge in the Sciences of Wealth and Society; and Genres of the Credit Economy: Mediating Value in  Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Britain. She is currently Samuel Rudin University Professor in the Humanities at NYU, and Director of the Institute for the History of the Production of Knowledge.

 

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