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David Alff

David Alff is an associate professor of English at SUNY-Buffalo. He is the author of The Wreckage of Intentions: Projects in British Culture, 1660–1730 (2017), and is currently writing a new book, Rights of Way, which investigates the legal and literary history of infrastructure in the early modern Anglophone World.

The fight over the American Jobs Plan reflects a long history of competing visions of public works—and, most of all, who should benefit from rebuilding.

David Alff