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Megan Quigley is an Associate Professor of English at Villanova University whose focus is British and Irish Modernism.  Her book, Modernist Fiction and Vagueness: Philosophy, Form, and Language (Cambridge University Press, 2015) explores the intertwined history of 20th-century British fiction and philosophy. It was described as “deeply engaging… persuasive… an illuminating reassessment” by David James in the TLS.  Her work has appeared in The Cambridge Companion to European Modernism, the James Joyce Quarterly, The Journal of the T.S. Eliot Society, Modernism / modernity, and Philosophy and Literature.  In 2011-12, she won a Harry Ransom Center Fellowship to the University of Texas at Austin, and in 2013 she was a fellow at the Huntington Library in Pasadena.  In July 2013, she lectured at the T. S. Eliot International Summer School in London, where she will return in July 2016.  Her classes at Villanova focus on literary modernism, 20th-century British and Irish Fiction, and the relationship between philosophy and fiction.

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