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Interviewee

Dr. Thomas Bonfiglio

Title of Publication Discussed

Why is English Literature? Language and Letters for the Twenty-First Century

Department

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

2014

Abstract

Dr. Thomas Bonfiglio, Professor of Literature and Linguistics in the Department of Modern Literatures and Cultures discusses his new book, Why is English Literature? Language and Letters for the Twenty-First Century, published recently by Palgrave. Dr. Bonfiglio examines why English colonized literature after World War II and non-English literatures became configured as “foreign language .”

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