Christina Crosby

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Christina Crosby (September 2, 1953 – January 5, 2021) was an American scholar and writer. She was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.

Her works were about 19th-century British literature and disability studies. She was the author of The Ends of History: Victorians and "The Woman's Question" and A Body, Undone, a memoir about her life after she was paralyzed in a cycling accident in 2003.

She spent her career at Wesleyan University, where she was a professor of English and of feminist, gender, and sexuality studies. Crosby, a feminist, was also openly a lesbian.[1]

Crosby died on January 5, 2021 at her home in Middletown, Connecticut from pancreatic cancer, aged 67.[2]

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  1. Crosby, A Body, Undone: Living On After Great Pain, pp. 5, 55
  2. "Christina Crosby". Middletown Press. January 10, 2021 – via{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)