Robert Clark

Dr. Robert Clark, MoEML consultant, is reader in English literature at the University of East Anglia. He devised and developed ABES for Routledge (1996–2003) and is the founding editor and software designer of The Literary Encyclopedia, which has been published since 2000 and now comprises over 12 million words in a data structure of over 40 thousand records. He has also recently developed a test-bed site for cultural topography at, which is exploring the use of Google Maps for the representation of space in literary texts. His writings in literary history include History, Ideology and Myth in American Fiction; editions of novels by Defoe, Austen, and Fenimore Cooper; and essays on Dickens, Angela Carter, Michael Ondaatje, Henry Fielding, and The Spectator. He also edited The Arnold Anthology of British and Irish Literature in English. His major rereading of Jane Austen in relationship to the rise of the free-market, Jane Austen: Transformations of Capital, will be published by Routledge in 2013.

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