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Leah Orr , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2013 Pic of Dr. Orr
M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2009
P.O. Box 44691
Lafayette LA 70504
Griffin 228
Phone: 337-482-5462
E-mail: Leah.Orr@louisiana.edu
Teaching and Research Areas
Eighteenth-century British Literature; Fiction; Book History
Leah Orr's research interests include eighteenth-century literature, fiction, book history, and the classical tradition in English translation. She has published on the attribution of work to Aphra Behn and Eliza Haywood; the representation of religion in Defoe's Robinson Crusoe; the genre terms early novelists used to describe fiction; and the eighteenth-century reception of Horace and Virgil. Her work has appeared in various journals, including Philological Quarterly, Studies in Philology, Modern Language Review, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, and Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies. She is currently completing a book project on fiction and the book trade in the early eighteenth century.

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