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Jenny Rademacher is Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at Babson College. She has published widely on genre, identity, and new narrative formats, including the contemporary surge in biofiction. She earned her PhD in Spanish Literature from the University of Virginia, M.A. in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and B.A. from Harvard University. She is a recipient of the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Conference - Biofiction as World Literature / La Biofiction comme littérature mondiale - Leuven, 29-31 October 2020 Call for Papers Biofiction (literature that takes a real biography as its point of departure) is powered by what Colm Tóibín has recently called “the anchored imagination”, which grants the fictional narrative a certain ambiguous (...
This essay considers the political persona of Donald Trump as mediated by the imagery of hardboiled detective fiction and film noir. As responses to crises of capitalism, corruption, and social fracture, noir narratives provide critical ways of investigating periods of disequilibrium, and their resurfacing in the present. Drawing from John Cawelti’...