Hans Bergmann is Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Quinnipiac University. He was for many years Professor of English at George Mason University, serving there as Chair of the Department of English, Dean for Academic Programs, and Director of the New Media Group in English. He is a scholar and teacher of nineteenth-century American literature and culture, author of articles on Herman Melville and on New York. His book, God in the Street: New York Writing from the Penny Press to Melville, is one product of that work. He is now working on Henry Thoreau and lichens.
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