Steve Pinkerton


Bellflower 201

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Specialty: Writing Program Faculty

Steve Pinkerton teaches and writes about 20th-century literature and culture. Before coming to Case Western he taught at Cornell University, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and the University of Texas at Austin. His first book, Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh (Oxford UP, 2017), shows how a shared commitment to blasphemy shaped the modernist imagination from Ulysses to the Harlem Renaissance to The Satanic Verses. His other writings have appeared in GenreModernism/ModernityModern Fiction Studiesthe African American Review, and elsewhere. He’s working now on a book provisionally called “The Profane Preacher and the Modern American Novel.”