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Margaret Ferguson

Margaret Ferguson (Ph.D. Yale) is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California–Davis. She is the author of Dido’s Daughters: Literacy, Gender, and Empire in Early Modern England and France (2003) and Trials of Desire: Renaissance Defenses of Poetry (1984). Ferguson is coeditor of Feminism in Time; Women, Property, and the Letters of the Law; Literacies in Early Modern England; and a critical edition of Elizabeth Cary’s Tragedy of Mariam. Professor Ferguson has served as president of the Modern Language Association and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Books by Margaret Ferguson

  • 9780393679021 72

    The Norton Anthology of Poetry

    Margaret Ferguson, Tim Kendall, Mary Jo Salter

    Sixth Edition, Mixed Media Product, 2018

    A responsive and media-rich revision of the best-selling anthology of poetry in English.