Institute of English Studies Director's Seminar SeriesA lunchtime forum for IES Visiting Research Fellows to present on their current research or other relevant research topics. All welcome.
|4 June 2013 (Tuesday)||
IES Director's Seminar
Emily Coit (Worcester College, Oxford): '"His Larger Brain": Mrs. Humphry Ward and the Gender of Economics'
This paper reads Mary Ward's Marcella in order to contribute to the historicized understanding of its author's conservative politics, locating the novelist within a conversation about economic consumption that also includes Beatrice Webb and the economist Alfred Marshall.