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Mary Dunn is an associate professor at Saint Louis University. She is the author of The Cruelest of All Mothers: Marie de l’Incarnation, Motherhood, and the Christian Tradition (Fordham, 2016), From Mother to Son: Selected Letters from Marie de l’Incarnation to Claude Martin (Oxford, 2014), and numerous articles and essays, as well as coeditor of the forthcoming Intimacies: Intersubjectivity in the Modern Christian West (Indiana University Press, 2020). Her current monograph project is entitled "Where Paralytics Walk and the Blink See: Narratives of Sickness and Disability in Seventeenth-Century Quebec."