Julianne Werlin
Bacca Foundation Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Culture and Society

My teaching and research interests include early-modern poetry and prose, literary stylistics and poetics, early-modern capitalism, and sociological and demographic approaches to literary history. My forthcoming book, Writing at the Origin of Capitalism (Oxford) argues that the emergence of a centralized domestic market for goods around in England around 1600 created the essential precondition for the national circulation of texts. I am in the early stages of a second project, a prosopographic study of early modern writers that takes a quantitative approach to literary history, situating writers within demographic and economic trends including life expectancy, nuptiality, and class mobility.

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