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Michael Bérubé

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Michael Bérubé - Contributing Editor Michael Bérubé is the Paterno Family Professor in Literature at Pennsylvania State University . He is the author of six books to date : Marginal Forces / Cultural Centers: Tolson, Pynchon, and the Politics of the Canon (Cornell University Press, 1992 ); Public Access: Literary Theory and American Cultural Politics (Verso, 1994); Life As We Know It: A Father, A Family, and an Exceptional Child (Pantheon, 1996; paper edition, Vintage, 1998); The Employment of English: Theory, Jobs, and the Future of Literary Studies (New York University Press, 1998); What's Liberal About the Liberal Arts?: Classroom Politics and “Bias” in Higher Education (W. W. Norton, 2006) and Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities (University of North Carolina Press, 2006). He is also the editor of The Aesthetics of Cultural Studies (Blackwell, 2004), and, with Cary Nelson, of Higher Education Under Fire: Politics, Economics, and the Crisis of the Humanities (Routledge, 1995). Bérubé has written over a hundred and fifty essays for a wide variety of academic journals such as American Quarterly , the Yale Journal of Criticism , Social Text , Modern Fiction Studies, and the minnesota review , as well as more popular venues such as Harper's , the New Yorker , Dissent , The New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post, the Nation, and the Boston Globe. Life As We Know It was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year for 1996 and was chosen as one of the best books of the year (on a list of seven) by Maureen Corrigan of National Public Radio. Bérubé is a member of the Advisory Board of the Penn State Center for American Literary Studies.

Link: http://www.michaelberube.com

Selected Bibliography:
Rhetorical Occasions: Essays on Humans and the Humanities (forthcoming, 2006)
What's Liberal About the Liberal Arts? Classroom Politics and “Bias” in Higher Education (2006)
The Employment of English: Theory, Jobs, and the Future of Literary Studies (1998)
Life As We Know It: A Father, A Family, and an Exceptional Child (1996)
Public Access: Literary Theory and American Cultural Politics (1994)
Marginal Forces / Cultural Centers: Tolson, Pynchon, and the Politics of the Canon (1992)

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Contributing Editors: Rudolfo Anaya, Ron Arias, John Ashbery, Michael Bérubé, Rosellen Brown, Andrei Codrescu, William Demby, Rikki Ducornet, William Gass, Joseph D. Haske, Russell Hoover, Steve Katz, Clarence Major, Carole Maso, Michael McClure, Joyce Carol Oates, Daniel T. O'Hara, Marjorie Perloff, Robert Peters, Corinne Robins, Charles Russell, Paul Schiavo, Barry Seiler, Charles Simic, Bruce Sterling, Regina Weinreich

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