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.

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

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    The Norton Anthology of Poetry

    Margaret Ferguson, Tim Kendall, Mary Jo Salter

    Sixth Edition, Paperback, 2018

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