Hefner, Brooks

 

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Brooks E. Hefner is associate professor of English at James Madison University, where he teaches courses in American Literature, American Studies, and Film Studies. His scholarship has appeared in PMLA, Modern Fiction Studies, MELUS, Journal of Film and Television, and other venues. He is the author of The Word on the Streets: The American Language of Vernacular Modernism, featured in his Rorotoko interview, and is the co-director of the NEH-funded Circulating American Magazines, a digital humanities project that will offer circulation data and data visualizations for American magazines from 1868-1972.

 


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On his book The Word on the Streets: The American Language of Vernacular Modernism
(Our Cover Feature of October 30, 2017)