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R. Brandon Kershner

R. Brandon Kershner is Alumni Professor of English at the University of Florida, where he teaches twentieth-century literature, cultural studies, and poetry writing.  In addition to numerous articles, he has published Dylan Thomas: The Poet and His Critics (1997); The Culture of Joyce's Ulysses  (2010);  and Joyce, Bakhtin, and Popular Literature (1989); the latter won the 1990 American Conference for Irish Studies award as the best work of literary criticism in the field.  He has also authored The Twentieth Century Novel: An Introduction, from Bedford/St. Martin’s (1997) and edited Joyce and Popular Culture (1990) and Cultural Studies of James Joyce (2003).  He has also edited the Bedford/St. Martin’s edition of Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Second Edition, 2006).  He is a member of the Board of Advisory Editors of the James Joyce Quarterly and was recently reelected to the Board of Trustees of the International James Joyce Foundation (1999-2004).

Works

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The Culture of Joyce's Ulysses

Palgrave Macmillan
Reading James Joyce’s Ulysses with an eye to the cultural references embedded within it, R. Brandon Kershner interrogates modernism's relationship to popular...
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The Twentieth Century Novel
An Introduction

Palgrave Macmillan
An introductory student guide to the novel in the twentieth century, this text gives the student a socio-historic context against which to assess the modern,...
R. Brandon Kershner

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