Nicholas Brown

601 South Morgan Street (MC 162)
University Hall, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312.996.2981
Fax: 312.413.1005
Email: cola@uic.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor
Literature of Africa, modernism, critical theory


Nicholas Brown teaches Modernism, African literature, and critical theory in the English Department and in the Department of African American Studies. His research interests include Marxism, the history of aesthetics, Lusophone literature, and music studies. His book Utopian Generations: The Political Horizon of Twentieth-Century Literature (Princeton, 2005) examines the relationship between postcolonial literature and European modernism, and the relationship of each to continuing crises in the global economic system.

PUBLICATIONS

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Utopian Generations: The Political Horizon of Twentieth-Century Literature
Princeton University Press
Published: October 10, 2005
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First chapter available from Princeton U. Press

Pierre Bourdieu: Fieldwork in Culture
New York: Rowman and Littlefield
Published: 2000
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