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Laura Engel

Laura Engel is a Professor in the English Department at Duquesne University, where she specializes in eighteenth-century British literature and theater. She is the author of Austen, Actresses, and Accessories: Much Ado about Muffs (Palgrave Pivot, 2015), Fashioning Celebrity: Eighteenth-Century British Actresses and Strategies for Image Making (2011), and co-editor with Elaine McGirr of Stage Mothers: Women, Work, and the Theater, 1660-1830 (2014).