Mira M. Sengupta
BA, Barnard College, Columbia
MA, City College, CUNY
Ph.D., Fordham University
Field of Study: 18th-Century British
Devilish Thoughts: Echoes of Satanic Persuasion in the 18th-Century Novel
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.