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Robert Markley

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Robert Markley

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Full Name: Robert Markley
Occupation: Professor, writer


Robert Markley is Department Head and W. D. and Sara E. Trowbridge Professor of English at the University of Illinois and editor of The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation. The author of more than eighty articles in eighteenth-century studies, science studies, and digital media, his books include Two-Edg'd Weapons: Style and Ideology in the Comedies of Etherege, Wycherley, and Congreve (Oxford UP, 1988); Fallen Languages: Crises of Representation in Newtonian England (Cornell UP, 1993); Dying Planet: Mars in Science and the Imagination (Duke UP, 2005); The Far East and the English Imagination, 1600-1730 (Cambridge UP, 2006), and a volume in the Masters of Science Fiction Series, Kim Stanley Robinson (U of Illinois P, 2019). He has coedited with Peter Kitson Writing China: Essays on the Amherst Embassy (1816) and Sino-British Cultural Relations (Boydell and Brewer, 2016). His current book project examines the emergence of understandings of global climate between 1500 and 1850.

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 Modern Masters of Science Fiction

 14. (2019)


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