Assistant Professor of English
Charles Sumner graduated from UC Berkeley. He has published articles on Adorno, Wyndham Lewis, T.E. Hulme, and Virginia Woolf. He is currently writing a book entitled The Aesthetics of Failure in Anglo-American Modernism, a work which uses Adorno's moral and aesthetic philosophy to understand why certain modernists refuse to imagine resolutions for social antagonisms investigated in their literary works. His teaching interests include modernist and contemporary literature, literary theory, and Marxist social and political criticism.
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