Rana Tekcan (email: email@example.com) is Assistant Professor of English at Istanbul Bilgi University,Turkey. In addition to her book, The Biographer and the Subject: A Study on Biographical Distance (forthcoming), she has published articles on Boswell, Austen, and Shakespeare. She has edited Turkish translations of Pride and Prejudice, Macbeth,Antony and Cleopatra, and Julius Caesar.
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