Donald R. Wehrs

Areas of Research


Donald R. Wehrs, Hargis Professor of English Literature, received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He specializes in novel genre and history, British eighteenth-century studies, literary theory, postcolonial studies, and comparative literature. He is author of three books on twentieth-century African fiction, editor or co-editor of four collections on literary theory and criticism, and has published in Poetics Today, Modern Philology, Literature & Theology, New Literary History, MLN, SEL, and ELH. He is currently at work on projects connecting ethics, literary history, and neurocognitive studies.

Book Publications
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