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Cornelia Pearsall, Associate Professor of English, received her B.A. and her Ph.D. in English from Yale. She teaches a range of courses on Victorian and Modern literature and culture, including Victorian Sexualities, Victorian Imperialism, and Green Victoria. Her book Tennyson's Rapture was published by Oxford University Press in 2008, and she is completing another book, titled Imperial Tennyson, on the centrality of the Poet Laureate to late Victorian imperial expansion. Two other projects, a book on Victorian mourning (titled Loved Remains) and a collection of essays on war poetry from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries (titled Firing Lines), are in progress. Articles on W.H. Auden, Robert Browning, Virginia Woolf, and others have appeared in various journals, including Raritan, Victorian Literature and Culture, and Victorian Poetry. She also serves as a member of the Program for the Study of Women and Gender.