Samuel Cohen

Samuel Cohen

Samuel Cohen is associate professor and director of graduate studies in the University of Missouri’s Department of English and President of the Midwest Modern Language Association. He is author of the Choice Outstanding Academic selection After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s (Iowa, 2009), co-editor (with Lee Konstantinou) of The Legacy of David Foster Wallace (Iowa, 2012), and series editor of The New American Canon: The Iowa Series in Contemporary Literature and Culture. He is also author of two textbooks, 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology and Literature: The Human Experience (with Richard Abcarian and Marvin Klotz). He is currently at work on a book project, “What Comes Next: Recent American Fiction and the Question of Canon Formation.” 

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