Christopher P. Wilson

Christopher Wilson
Christopher Wilson is Professor of English at Boston College, where he teaches American literature, cultural studies, and the history of literary journalism. He is the author of four books on American literature and culture: The Labor of Words: Literary Professionalism in the Progressive Era (1985); White Collar Fictions:  Class and Social Representation in American Literature:  1885-1925 (1992); Cop Knowledge: Police Power and Cultural Narrative in 20th Century America (2000); and Learning to Live with Crime:  American Crime Narrative in the Neoconservative Turn (2010).  His current research is concerned with crime, corruption, and political authority in contemporary reportage, and with vernacular modernism.  In past years, Prof. Wilson has served on the editorial boards of American Literature and American Quarterly.    

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