Ritvo, Harriet

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RITVO, Harriet

RITVO, Harriet. American, b. 1946. Genres: History, Animals/Pets. Career: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, MA, editor and staff associate, 1976-79; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, associate, 1985-91, assistant professor, 1980-85, professor of history, 1991-. Publications: The Animal Estate: The English and Other Creatures in the Victorian Age, 1987; (ed) Macropolitics of Nineteenth-Century Literature: Nationalism, Exoticism, Imperialism, 1991; The Platypus and the Mermaid, and Other Figments of the Classifying Imagination, 1997. Address: E51- 285, Dept of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]