Anthony Pollock

Associate Professor of English


Eighteenth Century, Fiction

Specializations / Research Interest(s)

  • Eighteenth-century British and French literature and culture; gender studies; print culture, publics, and counterpublics; aesthetics and ethics; critical theory


  • Ph.D. (Comparative Literature), Cornell University, 2002



  • Gender and the Fictions of the Public Sphere, 1690-1755. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Journal Articles

  • "Aesthetic Economies of Immasculation: Capitalism and Gender in Wollstonecraft's Letters from Sweden." The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 52.2 (2011): 193-210.
  • "Neutering Addison and Steele: Aesthetic Failure and the Spectatorial Public Sphere." ELH 74.3 (2007): 707-734.
  • "Formalist Cultural Criticism and the Post-Restoration Periodical." Philological Quarterly 86.3 (2007): 227-250.

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