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Maren Linett specializes in modernist fiction with emphases on disability studies and Jewish studies. Her first book, Modernism, Feminism, and Jewishness, was published in 2007 by Cambridge University Press and reissued in paperback in 2011. Her second book, Bodies of Modernism: Physical Disability in Transatlantic Modernist Literature, was recently published in the Corporealities series of the University of Michigan Press. Linett has edited Virginia Woolf: An MFS Reader (Johns Hopkins UP, 2009) and The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers (Cambridge UP, 2010). She has published articles on Elizabeth Bowen, Rebecca West, Dorothy Richardson, Virginia Woolf, Jean Rhys, James Joyce, Aldous Huxley, and other modernist writers. Her current book project is entitled Literary Bioethics: Animality, Disability, and the Human in Modern Fiction. Linett teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on modern British literature, modernist women writers, disability studies, James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Virginia Woolf.




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