Marc Redfield Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor of English, Chair of Comparative Literature

Redfield studied at Yale and Cornell, and taught at the Université de Genève and Claremont Graduate University before coming to Brown. He is the author of Phantom Formations: Aesthetic Ideology and the Bildungsroman (1996), The Politics of Aesthetics: Nationalism, Gender, Romanticism (2003), The Rhetoric of Terror: Reflections on 9/11 and the War on Terror (2009), and Theory at Yale: The Strange Case of Deconstruction in America (2016). He has edited Legacies of Paul de Man (2007) and co-edited High Anxieties: Cultural Studies in Addiction (2002), and served as the guest editor of special issues of Diacritics, Romantic Praxis, and The Wordsworth Circle.

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