Ben Slote

Professional Title



19th and 20th Century American Literature an Culture, Journalism and Democracy, To Kill a Mocking Bird, Toni Morrison, Wendell Berry


B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Ben Slote has written extensively on American literature and culture. Essays include "`Packed To Its Rafters with Grief': America's Kentucky Romance and the Rememorializing of Beloved," “Jewett at the Fair: Seeing Citizens in ‘The Flight of Betsey Lane,’” and “Review, Henry Wonham, Charles W. Chesnutt: A Study of the Short Fiction”