Jessica Jordan

B.A. Wesleyan University, 2013
Cohort
2016
Dissertation Title
Anxieties of Abundance: Book and Body in America’s Gilded Age
Jessica Jordan
At Stanford Since: 2016

 

My dissertation, “Anxieties of Abundance: Book and Body in America’s Gilded Age,” explores the impact of the late nineteenth-century “flood” of books on the structures of literary culture and prestige inherited in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.