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Author Biography

Aleksondra Hultquist is an Associate Investigator for the ARC Center of Excellence for the History of Emotions. Her work focuses on the literature and culture of the long eighteenth-century, especially women writers. Her most recent publication, “Creole Space: Jamaica, Fallen Women, and British Literature” can be found in the edited collection Gender and Space in British Literature, 1660-1820 (Ashgate, 2013). She is a Managing Editor of ABO: Interactive Journal for Women and the Arts 1640-1830 and is currently finishing her monograph, which explores the role of desire in the development of character in the early novel. She has worked as an Assistant Professor in the United States and a Lecturer in Australia.

Keywords

Novels, philosophy, libertinism, Aphra Behn, John Rochester