Rachel Feder is an associate professor of English and literary arts at the University of Denver, where she regularly ruins Pride and Prejudice for her students (but in a fun way!). Her work on the Gothic and nineteenth-century British literature includes the book Harvester of Hearts: Motherhood Under the Sign of Frankenstein and the Norton Library Edition of Dracula, which she edited. Her poetry and prose have appeared widely.
What if we've been reading Jane Austen all wrong? A funny, brainy, eye-opening take on how our contemporary love stories are actually pretty terrifying. You already know Mr. Darcy—at least you think you do! The brooding, rude, standoffish romantic hero of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Darcy...[more]