Radiclani Clytus's research and teaching interests include nineteenth- and twentieth-century (African) American literature and visual culture, history of the book, and literary theory.

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Clytus is an Assistant Professor of English, specializing in nineteenth-century (African) American cultural productions. He has received fellowships from the American Antiquarian Society, New-York Historical Society, and Library Company of Philadelphia. He is the editor of Blue Notes: Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries (University of Michigan, 2000), a compilation of prose works by Yusef Komunyakaa, and is the author of articles on nineteenth-century circum-Atlantic visual culture. His forthcoming book, Envisioning Slavery: American Abolitionism and the Primacy of the Visual, examines the ocularcentric roots of American anti-slavery rhetoric.

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