Casey Shoop is a visiting assistant professor of English at Loyola Marymount University. His essays have appeared in Contemporary Literature and Cultural Critique. He is currently working on two projects: a book on literature in the Reagan era, and another on global detective fiction.
Too Much Otherness?: The Ethics of Reading in the Global Age
IT IS AN ARTICLE OF FAITH in the humanities that reading literature, insofar as it brings us into contact with other ...