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Rita Felski

Rita Felski is William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English at the University of Virginia and the editor of New Literary History.   She is the author of Beyond Feminist Aesthetics, The Gender of Modernity, Doing Time: Feminist Theory and Postmodern Culture, Literature After Feminism, and the Blackwell Manifesto Uses of Literature,  and also the editor of  Rethinking Tragedy and co-editor of Comparison: Theories, Approaches, Uses. She has been awarded a William Riley Parker Prize for best essay in PMLA, an Australian Research Council Major Grant, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and her work has been translated in twelve languages. She has recently completed a new book called “The Limits of Critique.”