Brennan, Timothy

Grit Kümmele

Timothy Brennan is the author, most recently of Wars of Position: The Cultural Politics of Left and Right (2006).  A journalist in Central America during the 1980s, and a former consultant for Public Television, his recent books include At Home in the World: Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).  He edited, introduced, and co-translated Alejo Carpentier’s mid-century classic, Music in Cuba (2001).  His essays on literature, cultural politics, and American intellectuals have appeared in a variety of publications including The Nation, the Times Literary Supplement, and the London Review of Books.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Secular Devotion: Afro-Latin Music and Imperial Jazz
(Our Cover Feature of December 04, 2008)