'...knowledgeable and wide-ranging...' - Cahiers victoriens et edouardiens
About the Author
REGENIA GAGNIER has held chairs at Stanford University, USA, and the University of Exeter, UK, where she is currently Professor of English and Director of Exeter Interdisciplinary Institute. She has also taught at Berkeley and Oxford. Her previous books include Idylls of the Marketplace: Oscar Wilde and the Victorian Public, Subjectivities: A History of Self-Representation in Britain 1832-1920 and The Insatiability of Human Wants: Economics and Aesthetics in Market Society. She is also Editor in Chief of Literature Compass and Director of its Global Circulation Project and President of the British Association for Victorian Studies.