I have been rereading Chinua Achebe’s angry response to a wholehearted academic embrace of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.


As the season approaches – and by season, I naturally mean, as perhaps only literature academics can fully appreciate, the MLA interview season – I once again find myself pondering the vagaries of the academic job market.

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Bonnie Roos
Bonnie Roos is an Assistant Professor of English at West Texas A & M University, with particular interests in Modernism and Postcolonialism.