Tomos Hughes is a Midlands3Cities, AHRC funded PhD student in the American and Canadian Studies Department at the University of Nottingham. His thesis, “America’s Imagined Revolution” focuses on novelistic representations of the Reconstruction period by politically engaged writers. His work explores how writers’ attempts to frame Reconstruction as revolution altered the form of the historical novel.

Review: ‘Content Stinks!’: The Forms, Materials, and Institutions of American Periodicals

University of Nottingham

Review: ‘Content Stinks!’: The Forms, Materials, and Institutions of American Periodicals, University of Nottingham, 21 September 2018 “Content Stinks”: this symposium’s title issued a provocation to the field of American periodical studies. The co-organisers, Graham Thompson and Matthew Pethers of the University of Nottingham, called on participants to intervene in… Continue reading