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Bio

Emily Ogden (@ENOgden) is the author of Credulity: A Cultural History of US Mesmerism (University of Chicago Press, 2018). She has written for Critical Inquiry, The New York Times, American Literature, J19, Lapham's Quarterly Online, Early American Literature, and Public Books. Her columns at 3 Quarks Daily (3quarksdaily.com) appear every eighth Monday, next on December 24, 2018. The Mellon Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, and other granting organizations have supported her work.