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Samuel P. Catlin

Samuel P. Catlin is Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Comparative Literature and the College at the University of Chicago. He is currently completing a book, The Rest is Literature: Judaism and the Institution of Literary Studies, about the religious genealogy of the secular discipline of literary studies in twentieth-century American universities.



<strong>Death of an Author</strong>

Readers who insist on interpreting Susan Taubes’s novel Divorcing as a veiled autobiography misunderstand the novel’s radical irony.