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Mira M. Sengupta


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BA, Barnard College, Columbia
MA, City College, CUNY
Ph.D., Fordham University


Field of Study: 18th-Century British

Courses Taught
Composition II

Dissertation Title
Devilish Thoughts: Echoes of Satanic Persuasion in the 18th-Century Novel

Dissertation Description
Her dissertation examines the rhetoric of characters who invoke Satan’s deceptive tactics, while also investigating how satanic forces shape cognitive processes. Mira studies satanic persuasion in the Enlightenment novel in an effort to refine current definitions of secularity.