Associate Professor of Englishsellenz@rice.edu
Professor Ellenzweig is the author of The Fringes of Belief: English Literature, Ancient Heresy, and the Politics of Freethinking 1660-1760
(Stanford UP, 2008). Her current book project explores the impact of modern materialism on the development of the novel form in England. Professor Ellenzweig has published articles on Restoration libertinism, the varieties of religious freethinking in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, and class and sexual difference in Restoration poetry. She teaches courses in the British Enlightenment and Restoration and 18th-century literature and culture.