Time to Panic: Making it Personal in a Climate of Unrest

Matthew Rebhorn

James Madison University

Matthew Rebhorn, panelist, is Roop Distinguished Professor of English at James Madison University. He is the author of Pioneer Performances: Staging the Frontier (Oxford UP, 2010), and his work has appeared in Nineteenth-Century Literature, ESQ, Callaloo, and Studies in the Novel, among others, and has been supported by Harvard University, the American Antiquarian Society, the Library Company, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  He is currently completing a book entitled Minding the Body: The Conscious Body in Antebellum American Literature, and beginning work on a new book manuscript tentatively titled, Watchword: The Time Signatures of Antebellum American Literature.


When colleagues ask about the origins of my current project on time and the rhythm of reading in American literature, I always respond that it was born not solely from intellectual curiosity, but also from a deeply personal... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Matthew Rebhorn (James Madison University)

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Expanding Forms: a Writing Workshop


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