Charlotte Sussman (NHC Fellow, 2003–04)

Project Title

Imagining the British Population:The Impact of Demographic Theory on British Culture, 1660-1838

University of Colorado Boulder

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2003–04

Charlotte Sussman wrote two of six chapters for her book project, Imagining the Population: Literature and Demographic Theory in Britain, 1650-1838, and two of ten chapters of A Cultural History of English Literature, 1660-1789 (under contract with Polity Press). She revised two articles for publication: "Daughter of the Revolution: Mary Shelley in Our Times" for the Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies (Summer 2004), and "Memory and Mobility: Fictions of Population in Defoe, Goldsmith and Scott" for Blackwell's Companion to the Eighteenth-Century Novel (2004). She did some organizational and editorial work on a collection she is coediting (with Jill Heydt-Stevenson), tentatively titled Recognizing the Romantic Novel.