Alison Booth

Alison Booth is Professor of English at the University of Virginia, where she teaches narrative and Victorian literature. She is the author of Greatness Engendered: George Eliot and Virginia Woolf (Cornell, 1992) and How to Make It as a Woman: Collective Biographical History from Victoria to the Present (Chicago, 2004) and editor of Wuthering Heights (Longman) and Introduction to Literature (Norton). Her research explores both the audience reception of authors and biography of or in groups, in an Anglo-American context. She is currently engaged in a digital project, Collective Biographies of Women , and a book on literary tourism, biography, and house museums, "Writers Revisited."


“Humanities in a Digital Age” Symposium Podcasts

On November 11th, the University of Virginia’s Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures hosted a daylong symposium on “The Humanities in a Digital Age.” The symposium included two panels—one on Access & Ownership and the other on Research & Teaching—and two keynote talks.

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