Paul Saint-Amour

November 19, 2010

Friday, December 3 at 4:00, LC 319. The 20th-21st-Century Colloquium presents: Paul Saint-Amour, Associate Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He works on Victorian and modernist literature, with special interests in the novel, law, trauma, and visual culture studies.  Saint-Amour’s The Copywrights: Intellectual Property and the Literary Imagination (Cornell UP, 2003) won the MLA Prize for a First Book. His articles have appeared in Comparative Literatures Studies, Diacritics, James Joyce Quarterly, Modernism/Modernity, Nineteenth-Century Studies, and a special “Counterfactuals” issue of Representations that he co-edited with Catherine Gallagher and Mark Maslan. This year, Oxford UP’s Modernist Literature and Cultures series will publish Saint-Amour’s edited volume, Modernism and Copyright. He is currently at work on a book-length project entitled Archive, Bomb, Civilian: Modernism in the Shadow of Total War. He co-edits, with Jessica Berman, the Modernist Latitudes book series at Columbia UP.

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