Michael Boyden

Michael Boyden is a visiting scholar at the Harvard University English Department. He received his PhD in April 2006 from the University of Leuven with a dissertation entitled "Predicting the Past: The Functions of American Literary History." His current research focuses on issues of language and multilingualism in American and Canadian literary histories. He is editor-in-chief of the Review of International American Studies.

Essays by this author

The Riddling Effect: Rules and Unruliness in the Work of Harry Mathews


Michael Boyden reflects on the stubborn and idiosyncratic fiction of Harry Mathews and introduces a new ebr gathering of work on and by Mathews.

An Interview with Harry Mathews


Michael Boyden interviews Harry Mathews via email.