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About the Writer
Dr. Samuel Cohen (PhD, City University of New York) is Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri. He’s the author of After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s, co-editor (with Lee Konstantinou) of The Legacy of David Foster Wallace, Series Editor of The New American Canon: The Iowa Series in Contemporary Literature and Culture, and has published in such journals as Clio, Twentieth-Century Literature, Novel, The Journal of Basic Writing, and Dialogue: A Journal for Writing Specialists. For Bedford/St. Martin’s, he has written 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology and is the coauthor of Literature: The Human Experience.