David E. Wellbery
David E. Wellbery (born 1947) is an American professor of German Studies at the University of Chicago. He is currently the chair of the department of Germanic Studies and holds the LeRoy T. and Marga...
Avital Ronell
Avital Ronell (/ˈɑːvɪtəl roʊˈnɛl/; born 15 April 1952) is an American philosopher who contributes to the fields of continental philosophy, literary studies, psychoanalysis, feminist philosophy, politi...
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Elaine Scarry
Elaine Scarry (born 30 June 1946), a professor of English and American Literature and Language, is the Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University. He...
Joseph Carroll (scholar)
Joseph Carroll (born 1949) is a scholar in the field of literature and evolution. He is currently Curators’ Professor at the University of Missouri–St. Louis, where he has taught since 1985.In Evolut...
Wlad Godzich
Wlad Godzich (born May 13, 1945 in Germany, raised in France) is a literary critic, literary theorist, translator, and scholar. He is attributed with influencing the conceptualization of modern litera...
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Paul de Man
Paul de Man (December 6, 1919 – December 21, 1983), born Paul Adolph Michel Deman, was a Belgian-born literary critic and literary theorist. At the time of his death, de Man was one of the best-known...
Walter A. Davis
Walter A. "Mac" Davis (born November 9, 1942) is an American philosopher, critic, and playwright. He is Professor Emeritus of English at The Ohio State University and the author of 8 books. Davis has ...
Craig Womack
Craig Womack is an author and professor of Native American literature. Creek-Cherokee by ancestry, Womack is best known for Red on Red: Native American Literary Separatism, a book of literary critici...
Gregory Ulmer
Gregory Leland Ulmer (born December 23, 1944) is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Florida (Gainesville) and a professor of Electronic Languages and Cybermedia at the Europ...
Brian McHale
Brian G. McHale is an US academic and literary theorist who writes on a range of fiction and poetics, mainly relating to postmodernism and narrative theory. He is currently Distinguished Humanities Pr...
Clenora Hudson-Weems
Clenora F. Hudson-Weems (born July 23, 1945) is an African-American author and academic who is currently a Professor of English at the University of Missouri. She coined the term "Africana womanism" ...
M. H. Abrams
Meyer (Mike) Howard Abrams (born July 23, 1912), usually cited as M. H. Abrams, is an American literary critic, known for works on Romanticism, in particular his book The Mirror and the Lamp. Under Ab...
Jonathan Goldberg
Jonathan Goldberg is a literary theorist; formerly the Sir William Osler Professor of English Literature at Johns Hopkins University, he is currently Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Engli...
Gerald Vizenor
Gerald Robert Vizenor (born 1934) is an Anishinaabe writer and scholar, and an enrolled member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, White Earth Reservation. Vizenor also taught for many years at the Unive...
David V. Erdman
David V. Erdman (November 4, 1911, in Omaha, NE; died October 14, 2001 ) was an American literary critic, editor, and Professor Emeritus of English at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. ...
Jonathan Gottschall
Jonathan Gottschall is an American literary scholar specializing in literature and evolution. He teaches at Washington and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania. He completed graduate work in English at...
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Leo Bersani
Leo Bersani (born 16 April 1931) is an American literary theorist and Professor Emeritus of French at the University of California, Berkeley. He also taught at Wellesley College and Rutgers University...
Jane Gallop
Jane Anne Gallop (born May 4, 1952) is an American professor who since 1992 has served as Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, where ...
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Houston A. Baker, Jr.
Houston Alfred Baker Jr. (born March 22, 1943) is an American scholar specializing in African-American literature and currently serving as a professor at Vanderbilt University in the English departmen...
Laurence A. Rickels
Laurence Arthur Rickels (born December 2, 1954) is an American literary and media theorist, whose most significant works have continued the Frankfurt School's efforts to apply psychoanalytic insights ...
Curtis White
Curtis White is an American essayist and author. He serves as professor of English at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, and as President of the board of directors of the Center for Book C...
Daniel Amneus
Daniel Amneus (October 15, 1919 – December 18, 2003) was an emeritus professor of English at California State University, Los Angeles. He specialized in Shakespearean textual criticism. Am...
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Arnold Krupat
Arnold Krupat, Ph.D. (born 1941) is an American author and Professor of Literature at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. His work has been published in Nineteenth-Century Fiction, The Que...