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Manushag (Nush) Powell
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Manushag (Nush) Powell is an Associate Professor of English and a University Faculty Scholar, as well as the Director of Graduate Studies in English. She specializes in the British and transatlantic eighteenth century, but also teaches classes on the novel form, women writers, pirates, and dragons. Prof. Powell is the author of Performing Authorship in Eighteenth-Century English Periodicals (Bucknell University Press, 2012; paperback, 2014) and co-author with Fred Burwick of British Pirates in Print and Performance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). Current projects include an anthology of essays on women and periodical culture co-edited with Jennie Batchelor for Edinburgh University Press, and a classroom edition of Daniel Defoe’s Captain Singleton for Broadview.

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