Brantlinger, Patrick (Morgan)

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BRANTLINGER, Patrick (Morgan)

BRANTLINGER, Patrick (Morgan). American, b. 1941. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Indiana University, Bloomington, assistant professor, 1968-72, associate professor, 1972-78, professor of English, 1978-, chair of department, 1990-94, director of Victorian Studies Program, 1978-90. Publications: The Spirit of Reform: British Literature and Politics, 1832-1867, 1977; Bread and Circuses: Theories of Mass Culture as Social Decay, 1984; Rule of Darkness: British Literature and Imperialism, 1830-1914, 1988; Energy and Entropy: Science and Culture in Victorian Britain; Essays from Victorian Studies, 1989; Crusoe's Footprints: Cultural Studies in Britain and America, 1990; (ed. with J. Naremore) Modernity and Mass Culture (essays), 1991; Fictions of State: Culture and Credit in Britain, 1694-1994, 1996; The Reading Lesson: The Threat of Mass Literacy in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction, 1998; Who Killed Shakespeare?: What's Happened to English since the Radical Sixties, 2001; (ed. with W. Thesing) The Blackwell Companion to the Victorian Novel, 2002; Dark Vanishings: Discourse on the Extinction of Primitive Races, 18001930, 2003. Address: Department of English, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, U.S.A.