Jonathan Silverman

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Jonathan Silverman is an associate professor of English and co-director of American Studies at UMass Lowell. He is the author of Nine Choices: Johnny Cash and American Culture (University of Massachusetts Press, 2010) and the co-author of The World Is a Text: Writing, Reading, and Thinking about Culture and Its Contexts. He has served as the Fulbright Roving Scholar in Norway. He is currently working on a manuscript, The Merry-Go-Sorry: What Horse Racing Tells Us about America, and is a co-editor with Meghan Sweeney for forthcoming Reading the University: What Campuses Tell Us About Higher Education and American Culture (McFarland). He has published work in Prospects, Poor Yorick, Kugelmass, The Rumpus, Post, The End of Austin, and The Unbe ...more

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