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Catherine Gallagher (born 16 February 1945) is an American historicist literary critic and Victorianist, and is Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. Her books include The Body Economic : Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the Victorian Novel (2005). She is married to Martin Jay, an Intellectual Historian in the History department at Berkeley.[1] She is a recipient of the 2010/2011 Berlin Prize Fellowship from the American Academy in Berlin.[citation needed]

  • Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History (2018)

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  1. ^ Rimer, Sara (September 30, 2003). "Universities Tighten Rules on Faculty–Student Relationships". The New York Times. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "Catherine Gallagher, Professor : CV". Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  3. ^ Lennard J. Davis. "Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace 1670-1820 (review)." Eighteenth-Century Studies 29.4 (1996): 443-445. Project MUSE. Web. 8 Nov. 2015.