Emeritae/i Faculty

Peggy  Thompson   Ph.D.

Peggy Thompson Ph.D.

Ellen Douglass Leyburn Professor Emerita of English

Contact Information

Email: pthompson@agnesscott.edu

Academic Degrees

B.A., (Humanities) Arizona State University
M.A., (Philosophy) Emory University
M.A., (Humanities) Arizona State University
M.A., (English) Indiana University
Ph.D., (English) Indiana University

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature, feminist criticism. literature and philosophy.

Professional Activities

Professor Thompson is the author of Coyness and Crime in Restoration Comedy: Women's Desire, Deception, and Agency (2012), and editor of Beyond Sense and Sensibility: Moral Formation and the Literary Imagination from Johnson to Wordsworth (2015).  Current projects include a study of habit in later eighteenth-century British writing.

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Curriculum Vitae (PDF)