For Mary Loeffelholz, English professor at Northeastern’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Emily Dickinson’s significance lies in her ability to relate to readers, particularly in times of sorrow and mourning. ..
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Spring 2016: Thursdays 3:30-4:30 p.m., and by appointment 407 Holmes Hall
Marina Leslie is an Associate Professor of English at Northeastern University. She is the author of Renaissance Utopias and the Problem of History and co-editor with Kathleen Coyne Kelly of Menacing Virgins: Representing Virginity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Her essays appear in such journals as Semiotic Inquiry, Genre, College English, Renaissance/Reformation, She serves on the Executive Board of the Women Writers Project at Northeastern University and co-chairs the Women and Culture in the Early Modern World Seminar at the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University. She is currently finishing a book manuscript provisionally entitled “Begetting Crimes,” a study of the criminalization of female productive and reproductive labor in 17th-century English print culture.