Dr Katie Muth
Katie Muth is Assistant Professor (Teaching) in American Literature in the Department of English Studies. Her research interests include postwar and contemporary fiction, world literatures, and digital humanities. She has published on topics such as literary and political dissent, Thomas Pynchon, Kathy Acker, midcentury television, and algorithmic reading. She is editor, with Lorna Burns, of World Literature and Dissent (Routledge 2019). Her current book project Day Jobs: Postwar American Fiction and Work explores how creative economies inflect the forms and themes of American fiction after World War II.
- Muth, Katie (2016). Rev. of Christopher K. Coffman and Daniel Lukes (eds.), William T. Vollmann: A Critical Companion (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2015). Journal of American Studies 50(1).
- Muth, Katie (2015). Rev. of Min Hyoung Song, The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2013). Forum for Modern Language Studies 51(2): 233.
- Muth, Katie (2015). Rev. of Stefano Ercolino, The Maximalist Novel: From Thomas Pynchon's 'Gravity's Rainbow' to Roberto Bolano's '2666' (New York; London; New Delhi; Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2014). Forum for Modern Language Studies 51(2): 232.
Chapter in book
- Muth, Katie (2019). Digital Readings. In The New Pynchon Studies. Cambridge University Press. 175.
- Muth, Katie (2019). Nonfiction. In Thomas Pynchon in Context. Cambridge University Press. 23.
- Muth, Katie (2019). The problem of dissent. In World Literature and Dissent. Routledge. 30.
- Muth, Katie (2017). Mass Media. In American Literature in Transition, 1950–1960. Cambridge University Press. 31.
- Burns, Lorna & Muth, Katie (2019). World Literature and Dissent. Routledge.
- Muth, Katie (2019). The grammars of the system: Thomas Pynchon at Boeing. Textual Practice 33(3): 473.
- Muth, Katie R. (2011). Postmodern Fiction as Poststructuralist Theory: Kathy Acker's Blood and Guts in High School. Narrative 19(1): 86.