Clayton Koelb

Clayton Koelb is Guy B. Johnson Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  He is the recipient of Guggenheim, Woodrow Wilson, and Danforth fellowships and the author of Thomas Mann’s "Goethe and Tolstoy," The Incredulous Reader: Literature and the Function of Disbelief, Kafka’s Rhetoric: The Passion of Reading, and Inventions of Reading: Rhetoric and the Literary Imagination.  He has also edited several volumes of critical readings.