Piercing the Corporate Whale: Agents, Principals, and the Personified Impersonal in Moby-Dick

Brown Bag Session
Geoffrey Kirsch, Harvard University
Mar 1, 2023 at - | McNeil Center, Room 105/Zoom

Geoffrey Kirsch

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Geoffrey Kirsch is a Ph.D. candidate in the Harvard University Department of English. He previously earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School. His dissertation, “The Age of Improvement: Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Law, and the Market Revolution,” examines how economic and legal transformation shapes and is reshaped by the work of nineteenth-century American writers. His writing has appeared or will be appearing in publications including American Literary Realism; Law, Culture and the Humanities; Los Angeles Review of Books; New England Quarterly; and PMLA