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Professor David Brauner – University of Reading

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Professor David Brauner

Professor David Brauner
Job Title:
Professor of Contemporary Literature
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For details of my teaching, please see David Brauner Teaching and Convening

Academic Affiliations:

  • Editorial Board, European Journal of American Culture
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Lexington Studies in Jewish Literature

I am the author of four books:

Howard Jacobson (Manchester University Press, 2020)

Contemporary American Fiction (Edinburgh University Press, 2010)

Philip Roth (Manchester University Press, 2007)

Post-War Jewish Fiction: Ambivalence, Self-Explanation and Transatlantic Connections (Palgrave, 2001)

and the co-editor of:

The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Jewish Fiction (Edinburgh University Press, 2015), the recipient of the 2016 Association of Jewish Libraries' Judaica Reference Award.

For details of my other publications, please see David Brauner Further Publications

Current Research Projects ell-brauner-roth-new

I am currently working on an interdisciplinary monograph on authenticity and confessional culture in post-war America.

For more about my research, please see David Brauner Research








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