Samuel Otter

Samuel Otter

Title
Professor of English
Department
Dept of English
Phone
(510) 642-2470
Research Expertise and Interest
English, African American literature, 19th century American literature, 17th and 18th century American literature, Herman Melville, race in American culture, literature and history, discourse and ideology, close reading
Research Description

Samuel Otter's recent research interests include 17th, 18th and 19th century American literature, African American literature, Herman Melville, race in American culture, literature and history, discourse and ideology, and the fate of close reading in our time.

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