Nancy Bentley

University of Pennsylvania

Nancy Bentley is Donald T. Regan Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. Her publications include The Ethnography of Manners (1995 and 2007) and Frantic Panoramas: Mass Culture and American Literature, 1870-1920 (2009). She co-authored Volume Three of The Cambridge History of American Literature (2005) and is currently writing a book entitled “New World Kinship and American Literature,” a study of the way the novel and other genres mediated the multiple forms of kinship in the Americas in the nineteenth-century.


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P86 » The Subterranean Nineteenth Century (15:45 - Saturday, 24th March, Fiesta III-IV)

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