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Dean Franco

Wake Forest University

Dean Franco is Palmer Professor of Literature, and Director of the Humanities Institute at Wake Forest University, where he teaches courses on race, ethnicity, and literature. Dean is the author of three monographs, Ethnic American Literature: Comparing Chicano, Jewish, and African American Writing (Virginia UP, 2007), and Race, Rights, and Recognition: Jewish American Literature Since 1969 (Cornell UP, 2012), and The Border and the Line: Race, Literature, and Los Angeles (Stanford UP, 2019).

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Review of The Rise and Fall of Jewish American Literature by Benjamin Schreier

Dean Franco

The Rise and Fall makes strikingly clear claims about all that is wrong with the field, from its insiderism to its uncritical reliance on “culture” and “ethnicity.”

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