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    Jonathan Berliner               
    Los Angeles, California 



    PhD English, University of Chicago, 2008




    William Faulkner and the Materials of Writing

    Cambridge University Press, 2023


    Previews Available: Amazon, GoogleCambridge

    Selected Articles

    “Faulkners Material Texts” 

    Fifteen Eighty Four: Academic Perspectives From

    Cambridge University Press, 2024

    ​“From Ivory to Foolscap:
    Faulkner’s Romance of Writing Materials” 
    Mississippi Quarterly, 2017/2018

    “Borrowed Books:
    Material Texts in The Sound and the Fury” 
    Faulkner Journal, 2016

    “Hamlin Garland and the 
    Landscapes of the American Populists” 

    American Literary Realism, 2015

    “Fire Big Bird? Is That Part of Starve the Beast?” 

    New York Times, 2012

    “Written in the Birch Bark:
    The Worldmaking ​of Simon Pokagon” 
    PMLA, 2010

    “Jack London’s Socialistic Social Darwinism,” 

    American Literary Realism, 2008

    Reprinted in Short Story Criticism, 2010

    Honors and Awards

    Instructor of Merit
    California EOPS Program, 2018

    ​Outstanding Instructor of the Year
    Mount St. Mary’s University, 2016

    Mayers Fellowship
    Huntington Library, 2012

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship
    University of Southern California, 2008

    Walter Blair Dissertation Fellowship
    University of Chicago, 2005

    Full Tuition Grant and Stipend
    University of Chicago, 2000

    Selected Courses Taught

    Los Angeles Valley College 
    College Reading and Composition I

    College Reading and Composition II

    English Bridge

    Mount St. Mary's University
    Introduction to the Humanities
    American Literature, Beginnings to 1914
    American Literature, 1914 to Present
    Ethnic Literatures of America
    English Literature, Beowulf to 1500
    English Literature, 1500 to 1700
    Introduction to Liberal Arts
    Liberal Arts: Senior Seminar
    Literary Focus: Poetry
    Great Works in World Literature
    Twentieth-Century British and European Literature

    University of California, Irvine

    American Literary Modernism

    Arugument and Research

    Claremont Graduate University
    American Renaissance
    American Literature and Economics
    African American Writing, 1865-1920
    Philosophy and Theory from Plato the Present Day

    University of Southern California
    American Literature, 1865-1920

    American Literature, 1920 to Present

    Contemporary American Literature
    Native American Literature
    Literatures of California 

    University of Chicago
    Twentieth-Century American Literature
    Readings in World Literature: Autobiography
    Readings in World Literature: Epic Worlds 

    Peer Review Reader

    Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 2023

    Twentieth-Century Literature, 2017–2021
    Journal of Science Fiction, 2016
    Huntington Library Quarterly, 2012
    Configurations: Literature, Science, Technology, 2011


    University Service


    Co-Founder, Native American Studies Workshop
    University of Southern California

    ​Founder, Twentieth Century US Cultures Workshop
    University of Chicago 

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