I have research interests in contemporary British/American fiction, aesthetic theory, poststructuralist and Marxist literary theory, postmodernism and postcolonialism, and the politics and ethics of literary form.

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Before beginning at Brown in 2004, Timothy Bewes held teaching and research positions at Sussex University, the University of North London, Liverpool John Moores University, Brandeis, and, as a visiting professor, at Brown. He was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship at the Pembroke Center at Brown in 2003-04. He has written three books, Cynicism and Postmodernity (Verso 1997); Reification, or The Anxiety of Late Capitalism (Verso 2002); and The Event of Postcolonial Shame (Princeton UP, 2011). He has also coedited several collections of essays, Cultural Capitalism (Lawrence and Wishart 2001, with Jeremy Gilbert), and Georg Lukács: The Fundamental Dissonance of Existence (Aesthetics, Politics, Literature) Continuum, 2011, with Timothy Hall), as well as a special issue of New Formations titled After Fanon (2002). His articles have appeared in such journals as New Left Review, New Literary History, Parallax, Genre, Differences, Twentieth Century Literature and Cultural Critique. He has served on the editorial board of the journal New Formations since 1998, and as an editor of Novel since 2005.

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TIMOTHY BEWES, DPhil. University of Sussex 1996. M.A. University of Sussex 1993. B.A. (Hons) University of North London 1992.
Department of English
Phone: +1 401 863 3733
E-mail: bewes at brown.edu

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