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Durham University

Department of English Studies


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Dr Katie Muth

Teaching Fellow in the Department of English Studies

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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.


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  • 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.

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