Patrick Brantlinger

Patrick Brantlinger

James Rudy Professor Emeritus, English


  • Ph.D., Harvard University, 1968
  • M.A., Harvard University, 1965
  • B.A., Antioch College, 1964

Journal Articles and Other Publications

Co-editor, The Blackwell Companion to the Victorian Novel (2002).

Who Killed Shakespeare? What’s Happened to English Since the Radical Sixties(2000).

The Reading Lesson: Mass Literacy As Threat in British Fiction , 1764-1910(Indiana UP, 1998).

Fictions of State: Culture and Credit in Britain, 1694-1994 (Cornell UP, 1996).

Crusoe's Footprints: Cultural Studies in Britain and America (Routledge, 1990).

Rule of Darkness: British Literature and Imperialism, 1830-1900 (Cornell UP, 1988).

Bread and Circuses: Theories of Mass Culture As Social Decay (Cornell UP, 1983).

The Spirit of Reform: British Literature And Politics, 1832-67 (Harvard UP, 1977).