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Bowen, Scarlet Lecturer


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  • Dr. Bowen is the author of The Politics of Custom in Eighteenth-Century British Fiction (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), on representations of laboring and popular culture in the novel, and has also published articles on the representations of female servants and cross-dressed female soldiers as well as on the development of women’s studies programs on the U.S.-Mexico border. She recently completed an essay on queer aesthetics in Restoration erotic poetry that is forthcoming in GLQ.


  • eighteenth-century british literature, early modern popular culture, queer studies, queer theory, literary representations of labor, literary history of the novel


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