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Glenn Hendler

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Professor of English and American Studies

B.A., Brown University; Ph.D., Northwestern University

Research and Teaching Interests: Nineteenth-century American literature; cultural studies; critical theory; popular music.

About Glenn Hendler

​Glenn Hendler is the author of Public Sentiments: Structures of Feeling in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (North Carolina, 2001). He is also the co-editor of three books: Sentimental Men: Masculinity and the Politics of Affect in American Culture (with Mary Chapman. California, 1999); an edition of Walt Whitman's temperance novel Franklin Evans; or, The Inebriate (with Christopher Castiglia. Duke University Press, 2007) and Keywords for American Cultural Studies (with Bruce Burgett. NYU Press, 2007; second edition 2014) as well as an interactive website for research and pedagogy tied to Keywords, the Keywords Collaboratory. His most recent essay is "Feeling Like a State: Writing the 1863 New York City Draft Riots," in Dana Luciano and Ivy G. Wilson, eds., Unsettled States: 19th-Century American Literary Studies (NYU, 2014). And he is currently working on a book on David Bowie's 1974 album Diamond Dogs, to be published in Bloomsbury Press's 33 1/3 series