Prof. Evan Brier
I received my Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of
New York in 2005, and I started teaching at UMD in 2007. My research
focuses on contemporary American novels and the literary marketplace.
Teaching and research interests: Contemporary fiction; post-1900
American literature; the literary marketplace; cultural history
"Crimes and Bestsellers: Mario Puzo's Path to The Godfather." Must Read: Rediscovering American Bestsellers. Ed. Sarah Churchwell and Thomas Ruys Smith. London: Continuum, 2012. 277-296.
English 2571: Contemporary Literature
English 3564: American Literature II (1865-present)
English 3906: Methods of Literary Study
English 5575: Studies in American Literature After 1914
English 5582: American Novel II (1920-present)
English 8191: Seminar in American Literature (American Literature and the Cold War)
English 8906: Introduction to Critical Theory