Kim Wheatley, Professor of English at William & Mary, specializes in early-nineteenth-century British literature, including the gothic. She is the author of Shelley and His Readers: Beyond Paranoid Politics (1999) and Romantic Feuds: Transcending the "Age of Personality" (2013). She also edited Romantic Periodicals and Print Culture (2003).
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