Department Chair of the Department of English and Professor of English
Patrick Collier is the author of Modern Print Artefacts: Textual Materiality and Literary Value in British Print Culture, 1880-1930s (Edinburgh UP, 2016), Modernism on Fleet Street (Ashgate, 2006), and many articles about the relations among journalism, the book trade, and literature. He is co-editor of the Journal of Modern Periodical Studies and the collections Emerging Media, Emerging Modernisms (Palgrave, 2008) and Print Culture Histories Beyond the Metropolis (U of Toronto, 2016). He teaches nineteenth- and twentieth century literature and film studies. He is currently directing the Everyday Life in Middletown project, which is building an archive representing the lives of ordinary citizens of Muncie.
Ph.D. in English, University of Delaware, 2000.
Research and Publications
Modern Print Artefacts: Textual Materiality and Literary Value 1890-1930s. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2016.
(Short-listed for the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize, 2017.)
Print Culture Histories Beyond the Metropolis. (Introduced with James J. Connolly; co-edited with James J. Connolly, Frank Felsenstein, Kenneth Hall, and Robert Hall.) Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.
“What is Modern Periodical Studies?” Journal of Modern Periodical Studies 6.2 (2015): 92-111.
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