John Plotz is professor of Victorian literature at Brandeis University. His books include The Crowd: British Literature and Public Politics, Portable Property: Victorian Culture on the Move (Princeton), and a young-adult novel, Time and the Tapestry: A William Morris Adventure. Plotz is the editor of the B-Sides series at Public Books.
Francis Mulhern, Figures of Catastrophe: The Condition of Culture Novel (London and New York: Verso, 2016). In 1843 Thomas Carlyle, archetypal Victorian sage, coined the phrase “condition of ...On May 20, 2019 / By John Plotz
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