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William Nessly

2011 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): Amy Kaplan
"Rewriting the Rising Sun: Narrative Authority and Japanese Empire in Asian American Literature"

Assistant Professor, West Chester University

Will Nessly received his BA from Swarthmore College and an MA in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  His primary interests are Asian American literature, colonial and postcolonial literature and theory, transnational approaches to American literature, and the novel.  He has a particular interest in Japanese and East Asian colonialism and postcolonialism.

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