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Mary Fuller

professor, literature, MIT

Mary C. Fuller is an MIT Associate Professor who works on the history of early modern voyages, exploration, and colonization. Her teaching interests range from the great works of Renaissance poetry to the intellectual and practical aftermaths of Europe's encounter with America in the 15th century and beyond. She is also interested in material books and how readers use them, in the past and in the present. She has published articles on Caribbean poetry, exploration narratives and video games, early modern circumnavigations, and Renaissance narratives of travel to Russia, West Africa, Guiana, Newfoundland, and Istanbul, as well as Voyages in Print: English Travel to America: 1576-1624.