Five Questions: Amelia Dale on The Printed Reader

By Matthew Sangster

Amelia Dale is a Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture at the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics. She has published essays on on eighteenth-century and Romantic literary culture, the history of reading and ecocriticism in venues including Studies in the Novel, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, Romantic Climates, Passions, Sympathy and Print Culture and Sterne, Tristram, Yorick: Tercentenary Essays on Laurence Sterne. She also creates poetry, including the book CONSTITUTION (Inken Publisch) and the e-objects Tractosaur (Troll Thread), METADATA (SOd) and Grumpy Cat 2 Reads Sanditon Chapter 2 (Gauss Pdf). Her first monograph, The Printed Reader: Gender, Quixotism, and Textual Bodies in Eighteenth-Century Britain, which we discuss below, was published by Bucknell University Press in 2019.

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