Robert D. Nixon is Rachel Carson Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the author of Dreambirds: The Natural History of a Fantasy (2000), Homelands, Harlem and Hollywood: South African Culture and the World Beyond (1994), London Calling: V.S. Naipaul, Postcolonial Mandarin (1992), and a regular contributor to The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Village Voice, The Nation, The London Review of Books, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times, The TLS, and Critical Inquiry.
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Reading Assignment: Rob Nixon, “Our Tools of War, Turned Blindly Against Ourselves,” Chronicle of Higher Education 51, no. 24 (2005).