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Andrew N. Rubin is a Scholar in Residence in English and Comparative Literature at Georgetown University His most recent book is entitled Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War. Rubin is the co-editor of Adorno: A Critical Reader and the co-editor of The Edward Said Reader. He has written widely on the work of Edward Said, Theodor Adorno, George Orwell, and Joseph Conrad, as well as theories of world literature and transnational modernisms for and journals including Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics, The South Atlantic Quarterly, The Journal of Palestine Studies, Arab Studies Quarterly, The Nation, The New Statesman, and al-ahram. In 2007, he was the recipient of a Lannan Residency.


Archives of Authority


Combining literary, cultural, and political history, and based on extensive archival research, including previously unseen FBI and CIA documents Archives of Authority argues that cultural politics—specifically America’s often covert patronage of the arts–played a highly important role in the transfer of imperial authority from Britain to the United States during a critical period after World...

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