Bio: Academic, specialist in eighteenth-century literature, editor of Jane Austen, Delarivier Manley. Author of books about the oriental tale in the eighteenth century and seduction fiction in the same period. Researching into women's writing in theatre and novel. Spent some of 2014-15 working on knowledge exchange with regard to literary adaptations at the Royal and Derngate Theatre, Northampton. Occasional blogs about women and eighteenth century literature.