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Keith Gandal is Professor of English at City College of New York, with a joint appointment in American Literature and Creative Writing. He received his Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of six books: four scholarly monographs, a novel, and a hybrid book of creative nonfiction combining scholarship and memoir. His research has focused on two areas of American studies: literature and poverty, and literature and war.
— The Virtues of the Vicious: Jacob Riis, Stephen Crane and the Spectacle of the Slum (Oxford UP, 1997)
— Cleveland Anonymous (North Atlantic Books, 2002)
— Class Representation in Modern Fiction and Film (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)
— The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner and the Fiction of Mobilization (Oxford UP, 2008)
— A Year of Writing Dangerously: A Scholarly Detective Story of the Lost Generation (forthcoming Johns Hopkins UP, 2017)
— “War Isn’t the Only Hell”: A New Reading of World War I American Literature (forthcoming Johns Hopkins UP, 2018)
He teaches classes on American literature from 1890 through the 20th century, American war and postwar literature, and the craft of the novel.