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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Russ Castronovo

Russ Castronovo

American culture and literature

Professor, English and American studies Work: 608-263-7467 — Home and cell phones available upon request rcastronovo@wisc.edu Home page

Topics

  • Political significance of American literature
  • Relationship of literature to democracy
  • Propaganda
  • American studies

Achievements

  • Editor, "The Oxford Handbook to 19th-Century American Literature" (forthcoming)
  • Author, "Beautiful Democracy: Aesthetics and Anarchy in Global Era"
  • Author, "Necro Citizenship: Death, Eroticism, and the Public Sphere in the Nineteenth-Century United States"
  • Author, "Fathering the Nation: American Genealogies of Slavery and Freedom"
  • Co-editor, "Materializing Democracy: Towards a Revitalized Cultural Politics"
  • Jean Wall Bennett Professor, English and American studies

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